Extended Turkey Guide

Villages of Istanbul

Waterfalls in Istanbul

Antalya Turkey Hotels

Zoodohu Pege Church

-Attractions September 10, 2016
441 views

zoodohu-pege-church

Zoodohu Pege (Balıklı) Church is further away from the city walls, at Kazliçeşme which is within Zeytinburnu region among Balıklı Ayazma (Holy Spring) which is the most famous ayazma of Istanbul , Merkezefendi and Silivrikapı graveyards. The ayazma of the church that was first founded in the period of Emperor Leon I (457-474) was used as a health center.

This region outside of the city became important after the church and ayasma were built. The church was repaired many times during Byzantine period and was reconstructed from its base in 1834 by Patriarchate Constantinos I.

Its courtyard surrounded by high walls is covered with gravestone in Karamanlı language.

It is believed that tha ayasma in northwest corner gave health to patients. It also has a graveyard on the west of the church that is entered from a door opening from the narthex of patriarchates and donators.

Address: Zoodohu Pege “Balıklı” Kilisesi, Seyit Nizam Avenue Kazlıçeşme,  Istanbul Turkey

Comments

No comment

This blog is kept spam free by WP-SpamFree.

Related Posts
Blue Mosque

Blue Mosque

July 6, 2017
449 views
Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya)

Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya)

June 21, 2017
508 views
Secrets of Hagia Sophia Mosaics

Secrets of Hagia Sophia Mosaics

April 14, 2017
828 views
The secrets of the Blue Mosque

The secrets of the Blue Mosque

January 8, 2017
657 views
Istanbul Places to Visit

Istanbul Places to Visit

December 18, 2016
730 views
Hagia Sophia’s secrets

Hagia Sophia’s secrets

December 10, 2016
659 views
Istanbul’s Secret Guide

Istanbul’s Secret Guide

November 20, 2016
452 views
Top 10 Istanbul Beautiful Places to Visit

Top 10 Istanbul Beautiful Places to Visit

November 10, 2016
893 views
Other Posts!
Turkish Flag and Meaning

Turkish Flag and Meaning

April 5, 2017
1,563 views
Lake of Iznik

Lake of Iznik

December 27, 2016
375 views
Istanbul Weather July

Istanbul Weather July

June 16, 2016
847 views
Famous Pera Palas Hotel of Istanbul

Famous Pera Palas Hotel of Istanbul

September 17, 2016
553 views
Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines

July 4, 2017
388 views
Yavuz Selim Mosque

Yavuz Selim Mosque

July 16, 2016
1,099 views
Mosaic Museum of Istanbul

Mosaic Museum of Istanbul

August 23, 2016
457 views
Cemberlitas (The Column of Constantine)

Cemberlitas (The Column of Constantine)

August 2, 2016
1,043 views
Beren Saat: Woman of Forbidden Love

Beren Saat: Woman of Forbidden Love

April 26, 2017
1,957 views
Pertevniyal Valide Sultan Mosque

Pertevniyal Valide Sultan Mosque

July 21, 2016
672 views