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

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Address: 34122 Fatih/Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: 212 227 4480
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beautiful little mosque

these little mosques are just great masterpieces. Is just like when you walk into Rome and find smal unknown churches that are so nice and breathtaking

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Province of Salerno, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

these little mosques are just great masterpieces. Is just like when you walk into Rome and find smal unknown churches that are so nice and breathtaking

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not the typical tourist attraction in Istanbul but it is just as incredible as others. It is very beautiful inside out. It is not crowded so you can a peaceful time appreciating this 1600 year old mosque

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Bonn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this mosque with our group and guide. Perfect place, absolute silence and peace. No mosaics inside but you can see the columns and cross on them. Has a beautiful garden with little shops of old books and ceramics.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is another great sample of Byzantine art and architecture. If you have extra time in the Old Town, do visit this one. It is functioning as a mosque today. Be aware of the prayer times before visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely little mosque that is much much older than the "Big" Hagia Sofia. It, too, as also a church that was converted to a mosque. However, the "little" Hagia Sofia is still a functioning mosque. It is set back away from all the major sites and has no line. It is quite small but pretty and has... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would like to inform you that you should visit that place my favourite in istanbul of the historical place

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it s just 10 minutes away from sultanahmet mosque on the sea shore direction and its one of the most important church in the city from early Byzantiun period. it s still being used as a mosque . you must use your imagination in order to recapture the the beautiful original conditions of the walls that were once revetted with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Due to a poor map, we had a hard time finding this mosque. But the former church stands only about a 10-minute walk from Aya Sofya. I think it is worth going out of one's way to visit because of the Byzantine architecture and the building's history. The red-brick structure features an imposing dome and an irregular octagon shape. Inside,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Marvelous architecture, peace & calm atmosphere. Located in Kucuk Ayasofya Dist., very much close to Meydan Arkasi, st.# 15, Sultanahmet, Istanbul-34122, Turkey.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Unless you got time to spare after you visited the major sites, this ex-church converted to mosque is nice to visit for as a peaceful alternative to other historical sites. Nice courtyard and a ultra-friendly cat awaits you there.

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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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