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Shrine Of Zoodochus Pege-Balikli Kilise

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24 Oct 2017
“A must visit when in Istambul”
15 May 2017
“Interesting church, wonderful gravestones”
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

For Orthodox Christians as well as others a place history needs to be visited. Make sure you walk through old cemetery a very short distance left of the monastery.

1  Thank Nicholas B
Reviewed 16 May 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

2  Thank Rod F
Reviewed 16 February 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.

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Reviewed 28 May 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

1  Thank Nena D
Reviewed 21 December 2014

Balıklı Rum Kilisesi,also called as Panagia Pege is located at Zeytinburnu area of Istanbul on European side.Still in good conditions to visit and attend to some religious ceremonies.Easy to reach at this church by public transportation bus and minibus services.

2  Thank junior1907
Reviewed 14 December 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

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Reviewed 13 August 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 26 April 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

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