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Chora Museum

42 locals recommend ·
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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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Mehmet Nafiz
Mehmet Nafiz
September 22, 2019
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…
Mehmet
Mehmet
September 19, 2019
A very nice old church with great mosaics inside.
Funda
Funda
September 01, 2019
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…
Maartje
Maartje
July 13, 2019
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.
Ubeydullah
Ubeydullah
April 23, 2019
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.

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8 Kariye Cami Sk.
İstanbul, 34087
Phone+90 212 631 92 41
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 5:00 PM
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