We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shrine Of Zoodochus Pege-Balikli Kilise

Silivrikapi Seyit Nizam Cad. No:3 Fatih Merkez, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Book In Advance
from $650
More Info
Christian Heritage Private Tour In Istanbul: Byzantine Churches
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
May 15, 2017
“Interesting church, wonderful gravestones”
Feb 15, 2017
“A place of pilgrimage”
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Silivrikapi Seyit Nizam Cad. No:3 Fatih Merkez, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Write a Review
Reviews (16)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Reviewed May 15, 2017

I concur with others about how to get to the church. We took the metro and walked, but we were walking the Theodosian walls and then back through the city anyway. An enclosure was built around the holy spring bt the Emperor Leo (457-474). Justinian...More

Thank Rod F
Reviewed February 15, 2017

A holy place for Christians. It might be difficult to find so I recommend taking a cab there. From there, you can walk to Aksemsettin tram station and take the tram to Sultanahmet area. This is the cheapest and easiest way.

Thank Tania S
Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

If you are doing this trip on your own..Use the tram and get of at the station, Aksemsettin cost with Instabul card 2.15 lira!! I totally recommend the tram..it is the easiest way to see the city. From there ask for the Manastery Maria Baloklou....More

Thank Nena D
Reviewed December 14, 2014

This was the first operating Greek Orthodox site we visited on our first day in Istanbul. After seeing churches that were turned into museums, it was refreshing to visit one that is still open. Typical Orthodox beauty on the inside and a decent gift shop....More

Thank Paul-A-C-62
Reviewed August 12, 2014

This famous Church is located in the Zeytinburnu neighbourhood.Very easy to reach here by public transportation as many public buses go near the church.This church is also called as Meryem Ana Church which is more common in public.Very well protected and maintained so it is...More

1  Thank junior1907
Reviewed April 26, 2013

one of the important church in this area, as many more in Istanbul famous with holy water inside and with the fishes, based on legend, you'll see the fish inside the small pool if your wish will come true. the only thing is really hard...More

4  Thank Riguerra
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Pizza Mami
.12 miles away
Meshur Kebapci Baba
.22 miles away
Tatlises Cig Kofte
1 reviews
.23 miles away
Oses Cig Kofteci Osman Usta
.24 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Panorama 1453
368 reviews
.86 miles away
IDO Ferry
45 reviews
.82 miles away
Yenikapi Mevlevihanesi
13 reviews
.79 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Shrine Of Zoodochus Pege-Balikli Kilise staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines