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Tekfur Sarayi

Hocacakir Caddesi, Istanbul, Turkey
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25 Jun 2014
“If you are really interested in Byzantine history”
22 Jul 2012
“Not accesible”
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Hocacakir Caddesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Fener & Balat
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

Tekfur Palace is the only standing Byzantine palace in İstanbul. In order to understand Byzantine structure I suggest you to visit it, but due renovation works some parts of the palace is closed.

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Reviewed 22 July 2012

Interesting spot, not so touristic but also under restoration. Nothing in English but only turkish signs. Also difficult to reach. Better visit the Theodosian wall nearby till the works will complete.

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Reviewed 18 July 2011

The last Byzantine palace in Istanbul is located at the old city wall - and the ruin is actually not accessible for the public. But IF you do come by and look like you really want to see this place, one of the guys maintaining...More

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Fener & Balat
This sleepy and rather socially conservative area of
Istanbul hosts a small but thriving Jewish community,
the patriarchate of the Eastern Orthodox Church, and
some of the most beautiful churches and Christian art
in the world. Much of what’s most interesting to
witness in Fener and Balat sits between the surviving
ancient city walls of Constantinople and the serene
shores of the Golden Horn. Despite the many splendid
...More
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