The Basilica of Holy Peace dates from the 6th century and was transformed into the arsenal of the Topkapi Palace in the 1460s. Today, its excellent acoustics make it a popular venue for concerts.

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319262
Names
Hagia Eirene
Basilica of Holy Peace
Dates
6th C
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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
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Hagia Eirene - Istanbul, Turkey