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Chora Church – Kariye Museum

Byzantine Church with mosaics from the 13th century. Now a museum. Located in Istanbul. Links to my photo gallery is here. From wikipedia: The Church of St. Savior in Chora (Turkish Kariye Müzesi, Kariye Camii, or Kariye Kilisesi ? the … Continue reading

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Istanbul Archaeology Museum

One of the places that must be visited in Istanbul. The museum was opened in 1891. Founder is Osman Hamdi Bey ((1842 ? 1910) was an Ottoman statesman, intellectual, art expert and also a prominent and pioneering Turkish painter. He … Continue reading

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