“This place is a hidden gem”
The interior of the church is fascinating, it houses mosaics and sacred relics, it's also a quite place there weren't much people there so I had the chance to take as much pictures as I wanted
Fener Rum Patriarchate is a religious treasure island. With its iconostasis, its many icons and paintings it gives you an insight into the history of Greek Orthodox art in Istanbul.
Fener Rum Patrikhanesi is located in Balat and serves as the official center of orthodox christian belief in Turkey. It is always better if you visit the place on mass days. We managed to catch it on a cold sunday afternoon and it was a really good experience. The only thing…