"Mosaics - Unlike Anything Else in Istanbul" Chora Church & Museum - Kariye Museum Tip by mrclay2000

  Christ Pantocrator inside the entrance
by mrclay2000
 
 

Kariye Camii has the best collection of mosaics and early Christian artwork in the entire city, Saint Sophia included. Almost every square foot of this tiny structure seems to be adorned with Christian paintings or mosaics. My photographs do not do the place justice. Try to keep extremely still on your timed exposures. The museum wisely does not allow flash photography.

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

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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