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The Ecumenical Patriarchate, Istanbul

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The spiritual heart of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, The Ecumenical Patriarchate occupies a relatively humble complex in one of Istanbul's oldest neighborhoods, packed with notable structures from both the Ottoman and Byzantine periods. The patriarchate's main feature is a church dedicated to St. George, an unassuming building with a 19th-century facade designed in the neoclassical style. Unimpressive on the outside but lavishly decorated on the inside, the church remains a major place of pilgrimage for Orthodox believers from around the world. Pay special attention to the iconostasis and look for boxes containing relics of St. John Chrysostom and St. Gregory the Theologian. Put The Ecumenical Patriarchate and other Istanbul attractions into our Istanbul trip itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The Ecumenical Patriarchate in İstanbul Fener Greek Patriarchate recognized as, 250 million which is the spiritual leader of the Orthodox world with religious believers. In Turkey, ms in 27 St. Petros (Pai) the brother of St. Andrew by is based in İstanbul, Turkey.
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  • The Patriarchal Church Of St. George. In the Temple a few shrines. In the southern side-pillar of the flagellation of Christ. There are three pieces of pillar-in Jerusalem, Rome and Constantinople (Istanbul). Among other things, temple relics of the three hierarchs-Basil the great, Gregory the theologian and John Chrysostom. The relics of these Saints were moved to Rome after the capture and looting of Constantinople by Crusaders in 1204, the relics were returned in 2004, and now can be found here.
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  • It is located at the area of Fanari overlooking Vosporos. Walk in the area and see old houses belonging to Greeks when Fanari was populated by them. Very stylish cafes and restaurants have started mak...  more »
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