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Zoodohu Pege Church

-Attractions September 10, 2016
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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

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