Chora Church Museum - Kariye, Istanbul

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    THE CHORA CHURCH: Was built in...

    by viajeromaga Written Aug 24, 2002

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    THE CHORA CHURCH: Was built in the IV century outside of Istanbul wall by the orders of Atik Ali Pacha and the towers were added when the church turned into a mosque.
    Inside you can see the mosaics from the bizantine times related to biblical scenes.

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    So many wonderful mosiacs and frescos

    by Gypsystravels Updated Dec 10, 2006

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    One of the most amazing church with mosiacs that will blow your mind. I'm adding and updating pics and text will follow very soon.

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    Salvador en Chora

    by Svillegas Written Jun 8, 2005

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    There’s a small church that conserve a big treasure, old mosaics with catholic references. A real treasure.

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    Chora's monastery

    by KaterinaJordan Written Apr 15, 2004

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    Built in Byzantine period. Inside it is like Agia Sofia church i.e. the unique marble technique and the mosaics. Fortunatelly in this case the covered by plaster mosaics where mostly uncovered.

    Related to:
    • Family Travel
    • Arts and Culture
    • Museum Visits

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    The Mosaic Museum is a lovely...

    by travelmad478 Updated Aug 25, 2002

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    The Mosaic Museum is a lovely place to visit. It's an excavated palace with beautifully restored, enormous mosaics that are incredibly detailed. Here's a photo of a small piece of one.

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  • Church of Saint Saviour in...

    by lainew Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Church of Saint Saviour in Chora. The mosaics are fabulous. There are also some good souvenir shops outisde which sell good value tiles.

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