Meryem Ana Rum Ortodoks Kilisesi, Istanbul

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Consecrated in the 13th century, Meryem Ana Rum Ortodoks Kilisesi represents the only Byzantine church in Istanbul that has never served as a mosque. The building is located somewhat off the beaten path and is rarely open to the public. Saved from conversion to a mosque by the personal request of Mehmed the Conqueror, the church is named after Princess Maria Paleogina, illegitimate child of Emperor Michael VIII Paleologos. To find out how to plan a trip to Istanbul, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Meryem Ana Rum Ortodoks Kilisesi (a.k.a. Church of Saint Mary of the Mongols, or Theotokos Panaghiotissa or Kanlı Kilise or Bloody Church) is in the Fener neighborhood. It is enclosed by a high...  more »
  • Church of Saint Mary is located in Balat, Istanbul. The church is surrounded by many landmarks that are a part of Christian culture such as churches, restaurants, synagogues, schools etc. It is not...  more »
  • The Church of Panaghia Muhliotissa is more widely known as the Church of the Mongols, so named after the Byzantine Princess, Maria Paleologino who married the Mongol, Abaka Khan, and lived in...  more »
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