Church of the Holy Apostles Istanbul, Turkey
Built by Constantine the Great to contain his tomb and the relics of the Twelve Apostles, and rebuilt by renowned architects under Justinian, this important church was the resting place of several Byzantine emperors and saints. Destroyed by the Crusades and an earthquake, it was replaced with the Fatih Mosque in 1461.
Facts & Stats on the Church of the Holy Apostles
- Go Historic ID
- Church of the Holy Apostles
Visitor & Contact Information
- 41.019845° N, 28.950294° E
Resources for the Church of the Holy Apostles
- The Church of the Holy Apostles Ecumenical Orthodox Patriarchate.
- Imperial Rome and Christian Triumph: The Art of the Roman Empire AD 100-450
- Istanbul: Buildings: Church of the Holy Apostles Grove Art Online.
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About This Listing
- Last Updated
- February 4, 2015
- First Published
- October 8, 2013
- Submitted by
- Holly Hayes
- Church of the Holy Apostles - Istanbul, Turkey