Cathedral Church of St George, Istanbul

4.7
#49 of 141 in Historic Sites in Istanbul
Cathedral Church of St George is located in Istanbul. Add Cathedral Church of St George to your Istanbul travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Istanbul family vacation planner.
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  • March 20, 2017
    Beautiful churc located next to Ekumenical Patriarchate.Very old church with breattaking decorated iconostas and interior.This is an active church with regular Sunday mases.  more »
  • December 2, 2016
    The place is very interesting for lovers of history, and to the believers. The traditional Orthodox churches an abundance of gold and darkness contrast sharply with the previously viewed Muslim mosques. Quite an interesting collection of religious artifacts. Not very noticeable on the outside of the building, easily slip by.
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  • October 16, 2016
    Taksim Street near little commercial area just behind the Church. Tourists are not much loved by the local Christians Church. Appearance is not much decoration inside was overwhelming in a very luxurious decoration. Is the Church in Europe is not much different from the more splendid interior. It is recommended that visitors look at when you come up to Taksim Square.
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