Istanbul: The Chora Church (Kariye Museum)

Author of the post "women in remote Australia – stories in the Broome Museum" shared by The Black Lion Journal
by Lynn Buckler Walsh
Once a Church, then a Mosque and now a museum, the Chora Church was our destination this afternoon. The main body of the building, the Naos, is currently closed for restoration. Still, that didn’t stop us enjoying the wonder of these 14th century Byzantine mosaics and frescos that we were able to see.

Here’s just a taste of what’s there when you look up and around.

Istanbul: The Chora Church (Kariye Museum). Details show Byzantium Christianity history. Posted on The Black lion Journal.

Istanbul: The Chora Church (Kariye Museum). Details show Byzantium Christianity history. Posted on The Black lion Journal.

Istanbul: The Chora Church (Kariye Museum). Details show Byzantium Christianity history. Posted on The Black lion Journal.

Istanbul: The Chora Church (Kariye Museum). Details show Byzantium Christianity history. Posted on The Black lion Journal.

Istanbul: The Chora Church (Kariye Museum). Details show Byzantium Christianity history. Posted on The Black lion Journal.

Istanbul: The Chora Church (Kariye Museum). Details show Byzantium Christianity history. Posted on The Black lion Journal.

Istanbul: The Chora Church (Kariye Museum). Details show Byzantium Christianity history. Posted on The Black lion Journal.

Istanbul: The Chora Church (Kariye Museum). Details show Byzantium Christianity history. Posted on The Black lion Journal.

 
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