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Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople

Sadrazam Ali Pasa Cad. No:35 | Fener, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 531 96 70
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20 Mar 2017
“Place full of history”
15 Sep 2016
“Orthodox Church”
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Sadrazam Ali Pasa Cad. No:35 | Fener, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Ecumenical Patriarchate is located in district Balat sitting on the top of one of seven hills of Istanbul.It is primary residence for Ecumenical patriarch.Very humble and spiritual place.For ortodox christians a must visit place.

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This is a Greek Orthodox Church of a medium size. You can light a candle in the entrance and inside there is activ.

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Reviewed 21 May 2016

I visited Istanbul in the fall and was only able to see the outside of the Patriarchal Church of St. George. There was little written about it in the guide books. But it was such a spectacular building, sitting on the top of one of...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2016

The Ecumenical Patriarcate is the highest See of the Orthodox Church and has retained its center in Istanbul since 1601. Located in the district of Fener it directly oversees over 300 million Orthodox Christians of various ethnic backgrounds in Europe, the Americas, Australia, Asia and...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2015

patriarchet church of the ortadox community, as they had to move into different churches because of the pressure of muslims, this one is not very old, the pillar jesus was tortured necessary to be seen, but you not gonna see a lot, more than church...More

1  Thank niwemang
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

Probably visited mostly by Christians and those of the Orthodox persuasion, this is an important historical site. It is the last (most recent) manifestation of the headquarters of the world's second largest Christian denomination, Eastern Orthodoxy, forced into its present enclave largely because its headquarters...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2015

Even though the facilities are small and humble, the history behind every corner is great. The relics in display are of huge importance.

1  Thank Panagiotis P
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Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

A really beautiful place with a lot of Christian significance. Don't expect s tour or anything. There's a small sanctuary and gift shop for tourists. Lots of icons and gold and crosses. Really beautiful, and it was surreal to be there. Again, don't expect a...More

Thank Graham M
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

This place was part of a day tour I took as opposed to something I'd normally bother to see. However knowing precisely zero about the Orthodox churches it was an eye opener. It was fun to watch the service given it was a style that...More

1  Thank Paul L
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Reviewed 7 November 2014

Among the old Greek wasted houses, near the Golden horn, lies this important old church, full of the medieval orthodox atmosphere, tradition and the spirit of Christian unity. Not great tourist attraction, more the place with the great spiritual experience.

4  Thank Borislav J
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