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Fener Rum Patrikhanesi: Tours & Tickets

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Dr. SadIk Ahmet Cd. No:44 | Yavuz Sultan Selim Mahallesi, Istanbul 34083, Turkey
Fener & Balat
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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
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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.
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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
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Fener & Balat
This sleepy and rather socially conservative area of
Istanbul hosts a small but thriving Jewish community,
the patriarchate of the Eastern Orthodox Church, and
some of the most beautiful churches and Christian art
in the world. Much of what’s most interesting to
witness in Fener and Balat sits between the surviving
ancient city walls of Constantinople and the serene
shores of the Golden Horn. Despite the many splendid
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