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"St. Antoine Church" St Anthony of Padua Church - St Antoine Tip by ozalp

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This Catholic Church is the biggest one in Istanbul. Its architect was Mongeri. It was built in Italian Gothic Style at first quarter of 20th century.
There was the Concordia Theatre, an important place for the night life of the era, before St. Antuan at the very same location in 1913.
The church is separated from Istiklal Caddesi with some additional multipurpose buildings and a paved inner courtyard.

Address: Istiklal Street
Directions: On Istiklal Street after the Galatasaray Lisesi (Lycee de Galatasaray) while walking through to Tunel.

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  • Updated Sep 28, 2006
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