Wll worth a visit. The mosaics are some of the best in Istanbul. The only downside is that part of the church is undergoing restoration and could not be visited
Undoubtably the paintings and mosaics are beautiful. However you can currently only see part of the church as much of it is closed for renovation. It is a long way out of the main centre and a long walk from the station. However it does take you along the old city wall which was worth seeing. If you are pressed... More
Currently under long reno. Only 1/3 still open to visitors. Mosaics may be best in Istanbul but Ravenna in Italy has many, many more beautiful Byzantine mosaics. Enjoy the cats and the picturesque old everyday Istanbul neighbourhood. area. Have a haircut. I did.
This is an excellent Church to visit. Many unique mosaics. Only 'but' is that the Church is undergoing renovations as is much of the rest of Istanbul so much of the Church is not open to the public, at least for now. Is part of the museums covered by the 72h museum card.
The mosaics are unbelievable.i am so glad that i had enough time to see that church. The saints and scenes from the bible are covering the walls and ceillings.One of the highly protected church museums of the Istanbul and really worth to visit.one of the highlights for my trip to İstanbul! i highly recomend to see this place.
i like to watch the mozaics in the church. just one thing is not good . the transportation is a little hard to go there .
This church is hidden away in a small area of Istanbul, and it is worth every minute on the metro getting there. I liked especially the mosaics that date from the 4th C. which tell the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary. I couldn't believe the vitality of the colors of the frescos and the mosaics themselves. Some of them... More
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