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Greek Othodox Patriarchate

Sadrazam Ali Pasa Cad. No:35 | Fener, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Sadrazam Ali Pasa Cad. No:35 | Fener, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Fener & Balat
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate is the seat of the Greek Orthodox Church which has been in Istanbul since the advent of Christianity as a state religion. The city was then named New Rome, later Constantinople and kept a Turkish version of that name until some...More

Thank Ahmet C
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Although not as massive and amazing as the blue mosque or hagai Sophia-- we had a great time exploring this site. The relics and icons are amazing!

Thank redhelena
Reviewed 25 February 2017

It is located at the area of Fanari overlooking Vosporos. Walk in the area and see old houses belonging to Greeks when Fanari was populated by them. Very stylish cafes and restaurants have started making their appearance. In Fanari you will see how Istanbul was...More

Thank Petros Z
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The temple of Saint George and the feeling of peace and calmness that embraces you once you step inside can not be described in words.For Orthodox Christians it surely means much more than any other visitor but this doesn't mean the people of other religions...More

Thank Galanos N
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Gold gilded items, great icons and smell of incenses are make this place timeless... Old relics, iconastatsis wall and the ambiance of teh ST. George church will give you an idea about oppulent Byzantien Churches....

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Reviewed 3 January 2017

A must for all christians. It predates the Vatican as the holy place of Christianity. Now its where the Patriarch lives.

Thank Christos M
Reviewed 23 November 2016

It is sees as the center of Orthodoxes by many ! It is situated in Goldenhorde and attracts many tourists ! It is mostly visited by Orthodox from all over world !

Thank Mert U
Reviewed 16 November 2016

this seat of the patriarch of istanbul, the spiritual leader of Eastern Orthodox Christians, is a beautiful place in Fener that has Saint George's Church not so big and impressive from the outside but completely awesome from the inside. it also has tombs of patriarchs...More

Thank Rania H
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate is a very interesting place to visit in Istanbul. The church holds inside different treasures belonging to the orthodox religion and the graves of some of the Christian saints. It is really worth a visit especially for historical reasons

Reviewed 2 November 2016

It is interesting to see a church in a predominantly Muslim country. Cheers to Turkey! Absolutely beautiful place!

Thank sewards2016
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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Pearl H
At what time will the Matins / Holy Liturgy start on these dates: - Friday 25 March 2016 - Sunday 27 March 2016? Thank you.
1 March 2016|
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Response from nicoltass | Reviewed this property |
As I know they start at 9:00 and they finish approximately at 12:00 for Sundays and 25/3 . I hope I help u.