Istanbul: Mirror of Eden
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Istanbul: Mirror of Eden

Istanbul: Mirror of Eden

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"If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul."

Alphonse De Lamartine - French Poet

Istanbul has been called the crown jewel of Muslim civilization. The Blue City is nestled on the Bosphorous River, at the meeting place of Eastern and Western civilization, blending over 1,500 years of Ottoman and Byzantine cultural, intellectual, and spiritual history.

...Join us as we journey through the heart of this treasured city!


March 12 to 18

Our Teacher:

Saad Omar (Artist | Entrepreneur | Teacher)

Included in this Trip:

  • Access to all educational programs and materials

  • Guided Historical and Cultural Tours

  • 6 Meals (Daily Breakfast Only)

  • Housing (4 People/Room, 2 Double Beds) - If couples would like their own rooms, please contact us and we can accommodate such requests at an additional cost

Guided Historical and Cultural Tours Include:

  • The Blue Mosque

  • Panorama 1453 Museum

  • Bhosphorus River Ferries

  • Hagia Sophia

  • The Book Bazaar/Grand Bazaar

  • The Fatih Mosque

  • The Mosque of the Companion, Abu Ayyub al Ansari

  • The Topkapi Palace

  • And More...

Classes Include:

  • Mirrors of Eden: Reflections of the Divine

  • The Cultural Imperative

  • Sustaining Light: The Endowments of the Ottomans

  • Legends of Topkapi Palace: Stories of the Prophets, Companions, & Sultans of the Palace

  • The Master Architect of Istanbul: Sinan

  • And Much More...

Participants are Responsible For:

  • Roundtrip flights to Istanbul
  • Money for Lunch & Dinner (daily)

  • All Transportation within Istanbul

  • Money for Shopping

  • Money for Entry Visa ($20-$30)

Sample Daily Schedule (Slight Changes Based on Day)

  • 9:00 AM-10:00 AM: Breakfast
  • 10:00 AM-12:00 PM: Morning Sessions
  • 12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Lunch and Dhuhr
  • 1:30 PM-4:30 PM: Guided Tour
  • 4:30 PM-8:30 PM: Independentally explore the city/dinner
  • 8:30 PM-10:30 PM: Dinner and Evening Sessions

Flight Information:

All flights should fly into and out of Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST).

Arrival to Istanbul: Flights should arrive ideally no later than 7 PM on Sunday, March 12th. Some exceptions can be made if needed.

Departure from Istanbul: The formal program ends late Friday Night. Return flights can depart starting Saturday morning.

If you have questions, email us:

Please note, all purchases are final. Any refund requests are left up to the complete discretion of the organization.

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