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Kucuk Ayasofya Camii (Church of the Saints Sergius and Bacchus)

Address: 34122 Fatih/Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey (Sirkeci)
Phone Number: 212 227 4480
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Ranked #18 of 1,262 things to do in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Tirana, Tirane, Albania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's a beautiful and nice mosque, it has historical values as it is well maintained from 1500. It's worth a visit here!

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Huge and magnificent. Stayed a couple of hours and would have been longer but at that time of year it was quite chilly. The scale of the building is magnificent. Not a lot more to see but a place for contemplating the amazing skills of the builders. A place of peace.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

While most visitors are familiar with Ayasofya and the Blue Mosque, Little Hagia Sophia is often neglected or passed by. True, there are externally grander mosques and churches in this Queen of Cities, but the Church of Saints Sergius and Bacchus, recently beautifully restored, takes the visitor back to the early days of the Byzantine Emperors and their once private... More 

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Athens, Greece
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It is called the little Hagia Sophia because it resemples the Hagia Sophia church! Is very beautiful and in a nice area !! It's better to have a guide with you to inform you about the details !!

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Milan, Italy
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7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

i liked all the history that our tour guide Yals, told us. specially the face of one of the angels has been shown the face and made it a public dominion.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

If the architecture of Hagia Sophia swept you off your feet, go to Little Aya Sofia and see the architecture of the dome evolving to the point where Hagia Sophia became possible. It is a perfectly beautiful building. It is a pity that architecture buffs are not allowed to walk to the center of the building to admire the dome... More 

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Braunschweig, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

A small mosque a bit away from the touristic pathways, but not really far away. Nice paintings, I liked it even more than the sultan ahmet mosque (Blue Mosque). Quiete noone hassle you with anything. Some nice and good restaurants in the attaced streets.

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Off the beaten track but only a 10 minute walk from the Sultanahmet mosque, the Kucyk Aysofya was built a few years before it's more famous namesake up the hill. It's said that the design was to test the general engineering possibilities of the greater Ayasofya. The mosque has been restored (a few years ago it was in danger of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

it is one of the smallest sites in Sultanahmet area, yet its location and building is a good site to see, you will need about 15 minutes there, but it provides a safe have for a rest from the people who want to sell you things all the time

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

quiet place to visit and start your journey, near by is the bazaar and the mosaic museum where you can get your museum pass with no big rows ....also try to avoid the 11 o'clock prayer when it is closed for visitors. There are great souvenir and art shops inside as well as great Turkish tea.

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