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"Within These Halls" Chora Church & Museum - Kariye Museum Tip by mrclay2000

  flying buttresses, Kariye Camii
by mrclay2000
 
 

Before we step inside, check out the flying buttresses around the backside, the only ones I know of in former Constantinople. Given the mosque's size, I hardly see that such supports are necessary, except when you recall the frequency of devastating earthquakes to this region.

Address: Kariye Cami Sk No:26, Edirnekapi,
Phone: +90 212 631 9241
Website: http://www.choramuseum.com

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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