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

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Address: 34122 Fatih/Istanbul, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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A small historical mosque

This is a small historical church that was converted into a mosque after the conquest of Constantinople. A good place to visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Farhan K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small historical church that was converted into a mosque after the conquest of Constantinople. A good place to visit.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really amazing and awesome and shows the greatest history of Islam. Lovers of arts they will like this place a lot

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Bowral, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This 'small but perfectly formed' ex-church and now mosque was empty when we arrived and it was an extremely peaceful time that we had examining and enjoying the beauty of it - well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

vey close to arasta bazar. The former church - now tzami- is very nice in the interior. Simple but elegant. With big but delicate marble stylus- called kionokrana. The outside of the church reminds so much Agia Sofia. Very well preserved. After visiting the church walk around to the neighborhood. Old but very beautiful buildings. Aroma of another era.

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

I love this place because it was a church that changed to a mosque. The paintings that was belongs to byzantine was great.

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

I believe that is the name on the map. It is worth the visit if you have some extra time. Few visitors there so not crowded. You might get the (payed and unplanned) tour by an old man speaking pretty good english and quite knowledgable of the history of the church and not only.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Had fantastic days going to little hidden site which is older than the Ayasofya. Not many tourist know about it so there was no hussle or bussle, beautiful set and mantained excellent tranquil place to visit.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

I stayed quite near tho this place. Almost each prayer time, i came here to pray. It used to be a church before converted to mosque. The people who come here to pray i guess they stay nearby. The imam and the jemaah were very nice and welcoming. Love the interior wall decoration.

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Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

The place is great to visit, and shows a lot of mixture between CHRISTIAN and ISLAMIC architecture. you need to buy your ticket to enter and wait in along row of visitors .

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

This is like a small replica of Saint Sophia. However, I was told that it was build before the Great Saint Sophia. This beautiful structure recently renovated dates back to Byzantine era as an Orthodox church, only after the Ottoman era it was converted to a mosque. A must see when you are in Sultanahmet district.

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