Istanbul Arts Tour

Photo @abu_ayyub_chronicles

DEEN ARTS FOUNDATION IS EXCITED TO PRESENT: ISTANBUL ARTS TOUR - July 19-25, 2020

EXPERIENCE THE ISLAMIC ARTISTIC RENAISSANCE 

Our goal is to provide opportunities to experience first-hand the living tradition of Islamic art by meeting with master artists, visiting art organizations, exploring historical buildings, attending live workshops, patronizing art supply shops, authentic Ottoman restaurants, tea and coffee houses, and attending sacred art exhibitions.


In collaboration with @abu_ayyub_chronicles 

Photo @abu_ayyub_chronicles

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Istanbul is enormous, crowded and overwhelming; it has been the capital of multiple empires spanning thousands of years, and is now in the midst of a renaissance of Islamic culture. 
  • You will save more than you will spend on this tour through efficiency and by avoiding tourist traps.
  • Explore the treasures of Istanbul in both Fatih (European side) and Uskudar (Asian side).
  • Tours of inaccessible galleries, art organizations and art supply stores with multiple translators (American and Turkish).
  • Bespoke tours in English with Abu Ayyub’s Chronicles. Abu Ayyub moved to Istanbul to combine his passion for history, sacred knowledge and spirituality into tours to help Muslims reclaim the narrative.
  • Visit Master Artists in their studios for Turkish tea and coffee.
  • Personal Art classes with Masters in Calligraphy, Illumination, and Paper Marbling. 
  • Take home a couple of your own authentic masterpieces!
  • First class transportation.
  • Access to vetted specialty shopping with honest merchants.
  • Authentic Ottoman and regional restaurants and cafes, often unknown.
  • Ottoman archery.

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TOUR PRICE: Children 7 and under: $199; Adults and children 8+: $279

*Exclusive of travel and accommodations.

Questions? Contact us for an Information Packet

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