Missionary Journeys Of St. Paul

Missionary Journeys of St. Paul

During one of his missionary journeys St. Paul visited Ephesus in Turkey.
He stays in the city about three years (Acts 19:1-20). In Ephesus Paul discovers twelve believers who were baptized but who did'nt as yet have God's spirit. Paul baptizes them in His name and they receive God's Holy Spirit (Acts 19:1-7).

Seven Churches of Revelation

Seven Churches of Revelation

In looking at the letters to the 7 Churches, we see the Lord speaking directly to the 7 Churches
that existed in the Holy land at the time John lived. We also see the Lord's opinion of those Churches, and what they were doing
at the time: Ephesus, Pergamon, Laodicea, Sardis, Thyatira, Smyrna, Philadelphia churches.

Biblical Sites in Turkey

Biblical sites in Turkey

Turkey is called the Other Holy Land as it has more biblical sites than any other country in the Middle East.
Antioch - the place where the followers of Jesus were first called Christians; Tarsus - where Apostle Paul was born and many others..

Welcome to Biblical Tour Guide!

Biblical Tour Guide is a web site where we share with you our knowledge and offer to you our top services in arranging of biblical tours.

First of all you can find on our web site information about the history of ancient Turkey, about biblical sites to visit in Turkey and Greece, major Christian Saints, missionary journeys of St. Paul and Seven Churches of St. John.

Biblical Tour Guide provides you will all necessary details for arranging your biblical tour in Turkey and Greece.

Especially Western Civilizations in Anatolia played an important role, as 3 great religions were developed here: Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Many important events for the religions happened here, many important Saints lived on the lands of Turkey and left their footsteps there: St. Paul, St. John, St. Polycarp, St. Basil etc.

There is a lot of biblical saint places to visit in Turkey:
Antioch - the place where the followers of Jesus were first called Christians. Antioch became the residence of Patriarch of Asia in the ancient times. Two of the bishops of Antioch are famous in church history: Peter and Ignatius;

Tarsus � the birth place of the Apostle Paul;
The Seven Churches of Revelation (the author of the Book of Revelation is St. John): Ephesus (the Church and the House of Virgin Mary is there, it is believed that the Mother of Jesus was brought there by John and spent her last days there, it is visited by many pilgrims every year;

Smyrna (St. Policarp, a member of the Christian church in Smyrna was bishop there);

Pergamum (the third letter of the seven letters of the St. John to the Churches of Asia Minor was sent to this church);

Thyatira (In the the letter in Revelation to the the church in Thyatira there is reference to "the Son of God, whose eyes flame like fire and whose feet gleam like burnished brass);

Sardis (you can find here the a small Byzantine Church, John told the Christians of Sardis that the letter in the Revelation was from "the One who holds the seven spirits of God the seven stars");

Philadelphia (Philadelphia was a missionary city, the most interesting remains of Christianity are a part of a Byzantine basilica with a big high arch);

Laodicea (The letter to the church of Laodicea is the 7th written to the 7 churches in Revelation. Christ rebukes the church in Laodicea as being neither hot nor cold, but lukewarm).

Search in our web site for the tour itineraries we suggest, or we can advise you on what kind of itinerary will suit your requirements: your budget, length of the stay, places to see.

You can just send a request to us providing us with the information about your arrival place (we are flexible and can start the tours from Istanbul, Ankara, Adana, Izmir etc), number of the participants (we arrange tours for groups as well as for individuals), places you would like to visit (we can customize your program concerning your request), the preferred tour language (we have got Professional tour guides approved by the Ministry of Culture and making tours in different languages) and we will arrange everything.

We will do our best for you to experience all historical, cultural and archaeological treasures of Turkey and Greece!