Posted on March 28, 2016
Post of yesterday featured a photo from the old Byzantine Church at Chora, Istanbul. Today it’s a museum called Kariye. MB took many photos during his visit in March 2015 and decided to share some of
MB took many photos during his visit in March 2015. The following are some of the more interesting shots, both from within the church and externally in the church grounds.
Posted on March 27, 2016
A fresco at the Church of the Holy Saviour at Chora, Istanbul.
The Greek Orthodox church (& frescos) at Chora, in the Fathi district of the city, dates from approximately 1,300AD, but a number of churches have stood on the site since the 5th century. MB’s shot dates from a March 2015 visit to Istanbul.
Happy Easter to all.
Posted on May 1, 2015
Church of the Holy Saviour at Chora, Istanbul. Visitors view the famous intricate ceilings frescos.
Posted on March 27, 2015