Archive for tag: Golden Horn

The Tünel is a short underground railway connecting the quarters of Karaköy and Beyoğlu.

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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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Along the Golden Horn at the top of the Eyüp cemetery, sits the popular and frequented Pierre Loti Cafe.

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Named after the standard-bearer of the Prophet Muhammad, Eyüp is one of the holiest and most sacred places of pilgrimage in the Islamic world.

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Enjoying Istanbul's culinary dish of grilled sweetbreads in Sütlüce.

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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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The traditional Jewish quarter and one of the oldest neighborhoods of Istanbul.

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Home to the Patriarchal Church of St. George and the oldest surviving Greek Orthodox School in Istanbul.

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