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Byzantine churches in Istanbul



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Byzantine churches in Istanbul



Bulgarian St. Stephen Church

Cathedral of the Holy Spirit

Chapel of Saint Michael (Constantinople)

Christ Chalkites

Church of Christ Pantepoptes (Constantinople)

Church of Christ Pantokrator (Constantinople)

Church of Hagia Thekla tu Palatiu ton Blakhernon (Constantinople)

Church of Hagias Theodosias en tois Dexiokratus (Constantinople)

Church of Hagios Andreas en te Krisei (Constantinople)

Church of Hagios Theodoros (Constantinople)

Church of Living Water, Istanbul

Church of SS Peter and Paul, Istanbul

Church of Saint Benoit, Istanbul

Church of Saint John the Baptist at Lips (Constantinople)

Church of Saint John the Baptist at Stoudios (Constantinople)

Church of Saint John the Baptist en to Trullo (Constantinople)

Church of Saint Menas of Samatya

Church of Saint Nicholas at Bogdansaray

Church of Saint Nicholas of the Caffariotes (Istanbul)

Church of Saints Sergius and Bacchus en tois Hormisdou (Constantinople)

Church of San Domenico (Constantinople)

Church of San Paolo (Constantinople)

Church of St Euphemia (Constantinople)

Church of St. Anthony of Padua, Istanbul

Church of St. George of Samatya

Church of St. George, Istanbul

Church of St. Mary Draperis, Istanbul

Church of St. Mary of Blachernae (Istanbul)

Church of St. Mary of Constantinople (Istanbul)

Church of St. Mary of the Mongols

Church of St. Mary of the Spring (Istanbul)

Church of St. Polyeuctus

Church of the Theotokos Eleousa (Constantinople)

Church of the Theotokos Kyriotissa (Constantinople)

Church of the Theotokos Peribleptos (Constantinople)

Church of the Theotokos at Lips (Constantinople)

Church of the Virgin of the Pharos

Crimea Memorial Church

Hagia Irene

Hagia Sophia

Hagia Triada Greek Orthodox Church, Istanbul

Hodegon Monastery

Kartal Surp Nişan Armenian Orthodox Church

Martyrion of Hagios Karpos and Papylos (Constantinople)

Monastery of Gastria (Constantinople)

Monastery of the Transfiguration, Kinaliada


Palace Basilica

Toklu Dede Mosque


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Daily Sabah

Daily Sabah
Sun, 17 May 2015 13:15:00 -0700

The box was preserved in the Orthodox churches in Istanbul, the capital city of the Byzantine Empire, until 1003 A.D. However, it was stolen by the Venetian soldiers and smuggled to the Catholic church in Venice. Hence, the silver box which is regarded ...

Daily Sabah

Daily Sabah
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:11:15 -0800

These include Roman Catholics of varying ethnicities, ethnic Assyrians, Greek Orthodox and a small number of Bulgarians, Georgians and Protestants of various background. Here is a list of some of the most-visited and widely-known churches in Istanbul ...

Aid to the Church in Need (press release)

Aid to the Church in Need (press release)
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 05:18:45 -0800

One of the very few Catholic churches in Istanbul is the church of “Sancta Maria Draperis”, which is also the oldest Latin Catholic church in the Turkish capital. Ever since the 18th century it has been the seat of a parish under the care of the ...

Latin American Herald Tribune

Latin American Herald Tribune
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:18:45 -0800

Even many Muslims, over 99 percent of the 70 million Turks, frequently go to Catholic or Orthodox churches in Istanbul to find a moment of spirituality or light a candle. This practice reaches its peak on St. George's Day, as thousands of residents ...
Daily Sabah
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 16:15:00 -0700

Service-goers prayed for the fallen soldiers following Sunday masses in eight Armenian churches in Istanbul. Archbishop Aram Ateşyan, the patriarchal vicar of the Armenian Orthodox Church, gave the service at Yeşilköy Surp Stepanos Armenian Church.

Hurriyet Daily News

Hurriyet Daily News
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:06:17 -0800

The Hagia Sophia, the walls of Constantinople and a few churches are still with us, while much else remains buried under accumulated building of centuries. Yet we have one institution today whose roots extend back even to the time of New Rome: The ...


Sat, 28 Mar 2015 05:33:45 -0700

They collect funds from the Syrian Orthodox churches in Istanbul and distribute them in the form of bank cards loaded with $25 each. The past is coming back. The Assyrian refugees in Turkey see themselves as experiencing genocide against their people.

Aid to the Church in Need (press release)

Aid to the Church in Need (press release)
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:37:30 -0800

For a number of years the churches in Istanbul have again been full due to the unexpected presence of these thousands of the faithful. The clergy are sometimes overwhelmed. "On Sunday morning in the cathedral four masses are said in succession, each in ...

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