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Kalenderhane Mosque Istanbul Mosques

Kalenderhane Mosque is formerly an Eastern Orthodox Church, converted into a mosque after conquest of Istanbul. It is not exactly known when…
Chora Museum mosaic Museums

Chora Museum (Kariye Müzesi in Turkish); is a great example of Byzantine Architecture. Bigger than its neighbor Pammakaristos, much smaller than Hagia…
basilica cistern Other

The Basilica Cistern, the largest of all cisterns in Istanbul, was constructed in 6th century during the most prosperous period of Byzantine…