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Kariye Müzesi Doğu Roma İmparatorluğu döneminde büyük bir yapı kompleksi olan Khora manastırının İsa’ya adanmış olan bir kilise yapısıdır.
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Saint savior in Chora / Kariye Musesi This church from the Byzantine era is small in size but impressive because of the richness of its interior and particularly for its mosaics . It was converted into a mosque by the Ottomans in 1511 and is now a museum. We absolutely recommend you visiting this…
Or Chora Church. Containing the best Byzantine mosaics in Istanbul. The building was originally known as the Church of the Holy Saviour Outside the Walls (Chora literally means 'country'), reflecting the fact that when it was first built it was located outside the original city walls constructed by…
This church built in the 6th century, houses some of the worlds best kept mosaics and frescos. The section with the frescos is under restoration, but the rest is still totally worth a visit.
The Kariye Museum is a museum located in the Edirnekapı section of the Karagümrük district in Istanbul. It is a historical building that was used as a church in Byzantine period and as a mosque after the conquest.