Churches in Istanbul

Google
 
Web inistanbul.com
» Churches in Istanbul » Surp Krior Lusarovich Armenian Orthodox Church ::

Surp Krior Lusarovich Armenian Orthodox Church - Istanbul

Surp Krior Lusarovich Armenian Orthodox Church - Istanbul

Surp Krior Lusarovich Armenian Orthodox Church is in Istanbul, Karakoy, Sakizcilar Street No:3. It the oldest Armenian Church in Istanbul. A text from 1360 mentions another church with the name of Surp Sarkis in the place of the present church. The present church was built in 1431.

The Surp Krior Lusarovich Armenian Orthodox Church which has undergone repairs many times through its history was first partly then completely destroyed during the road construction between Karaköy and Tophane in 1958. After that, in 1965, it was reconstructed by Architect Bedros Zobyan a little further from its previous location.

Krikor Lusarovich, which is one of the churches built in Republic period has a special place among Armenian churches with its cone-shaped dome. It is one of the few churches in Istanbul with a dome in this shape. The bell tower adjacent to the entrance has traces of classic Armenian Church architecture style. In the church whose interior is adorned with the china which belonged to the destroyed church, few paintings were used for decorating purposes. The interior lighting is made by few number of narrow windows peculiar to Armenian Church style.

Anglikan ChurchAnglikan Church

Anglikan Church is in Beyoglu, Serdanekrem Street No: 83. The architect of this building, which is also known as the Crimean Church is G.E. Street.

Aya YorgiAya Yorgi

Aya Yorgi Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarchy Church is in Fener, between Sadrazam Ali Pasa Road and Incebel Street. Greek Orthodox Patriarchy is located in the yard of this church.

Saint AntoineSaint Antoine

Saint Antoine Church which is located in the center of a courtyard is entered through the gate on the roadside between two apartment buildings which were built to provide funding for the church.

Saint Mary Syriac Kadim ChurchSaint Mary Syriac Kadim Church

Saint Mary Syriac Kadim Church is in Beyoğlu, Karakurum Street in Tarlabaşı. It is the only church in Istanbul commisioned by Syriac minority.

St. Stephan Bulgarian ChurchSt. Stephan Bulgarian Church

St. Stephan Bulgarian Church which belongs to Bulgarian minority is may be the most interesting church of Istanbul.

Surp Krior Lusarovich Armenian Orthodox ChurchSurp Krior Lusarovich Armenian Orthodox Church

Surp Krior Lusarovich Armenian Orthodox Church is in Istanbul, Karakoy, Sakizcilar Street No:3. It the oldest Armenian Church in Istanbul.
 
in Istanbul © 2008
Armenian Orthodox Church