Somehow surviving the takeover by Islam, the byzantine church of Saint Savior in Chora managed to preserve most of it former beauty. It’s world renowned as one of the best preservations of a church dating back to Constantinople around the end of 4th beginning of 5th century.

It’s as beautiful on the outside…

Church of Saint Savior in Chora – Istanbul

 

as it is inside…

Church of Saint Savior in Chora – Istanbul

Church of Saint Savior in Chora – Istanbul

Church of Saint Savior in Chora – Istanbul

Church of Saint Savior in Chora – Istanbul

 

 

The architectural combinations of Christianity and Islam in Istanbul could be, despite politics, quite harmonious.

Church of Saint Savior in Chora – Istanbul



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