Archive for tag: christianity

The Pammakaristos Church was home to the Christian Orthodox Patriarch for 132 years and is famed for its Byzantine mosaics. Today it's a museum and mosque.

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Some of the finest and oldest Byzantine mosaics and frescoes can be found in a former Byzantine Greek Orthodox church in Istanbul.

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300 million Orthodox Christians exist worldwide, yet the heart of Orthodox Christianity has existed in Istanbul for over 17 centuries.

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Before Hagia Sophia became a museum, it served as a Christian church and a mosque.

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