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The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos “Kucuk Ayasofya Camii”

Küçük Ayasofya Camii, The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos , Sultanahmet-Istanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

Küçük Ayasofya Camii, The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos , Sultanahmet-Istanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok


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Küçük Ayasofya Camii

Küçük Ayasofya Camii, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Küçük Ayasofya Camii, Istanbul, pentax k10d

The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos was built by Justinian before he became emperor in 527. It has the form of a vaulted octagon with niches on the diagonal sides that is envelopped by a ambulatory with two storeys. Originally it formed a double church together with the basilica of St. Peter and Paul that disappeared already in the early middle byzantine time Continue reading

Küçük Ayasofya Camii

The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos, Little Hagia Sophia, Küçük Ayasofya Camii, İstanbul, pentax k10d

The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos, Little Hagia Sophia, Küçük Ayasofya Camii, İstanbul, pentax k10d

Küçük Ayasofya Camii

Küçük Ayasofya Camii, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Küçük Ayasofya Camii, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Küçük Ayasofya Camii

Küçük Ayasofya Camii, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Küçük Ayasofya Camii, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Küçük Ayasofya Camii

Küçük Ayasofya Camii, Saints Sergios Bacchos Church,  Sultanahmet, İstanbul, pentax k10d

Küçük Ayasofya Camii, Saints Sergios Bacchos Church, Sultanahmet, İstanbul, pentax k10d

Church of Saints Sergios Bacchos (Küçük Ayasofya Camii)

Church of Saints Sergios Bacchos (Küçük Ayasofya Camii)

Church of Saints Sergios Bacchos (Küçük Ayasofya Camii)

The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos was built by Justinian before he became emperor in 527. It has the form of a vaulted octagon with niches on the diagonal sides that is envelopped by a ambulatory with two storeys. Originally it formed a double church together with the basilica of St. Peter and Paul that disappeared already in the early middle byzantine time. The church of Sergios and Bacchos still exists as a mosque. The similarity of its architectural carving to that of Hagia Sophia was the reason why the Ottomans gave it the name of “Small Hagia Sophia”. Continue reading

The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos (Küçük Ayasofya Camii)

The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos, Little Hagia Sophia, Küçük Ayasofya Camii, İstanbul, pentax k10d

The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos, Little Hagia Sophia, Küçük Ayasofya Camii, İstanbul, pentax k10d

The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos was built by Justinian before he became emperor in 527. It has the form of a vaulted octagon with niches on the diagonal sides that is envelopped by a ambulatory with two storeys. Originally it formed a double church together with the basilica of St. Peter and Paul that disappeared already in the early middle byzantine time. Continue reading

Küçük Ayasofya Camii

Küçük Ayasofya Camii, Little Hagia Sophia, Sultanahmet, İstanbul

Küçük Ayasofya Camii, Little Hagia Sophia, Sultanahmet, İstanbul

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Küçük Ayasofya Camii (The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos)

Küçük Ayasofya Camii (The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos)

there is a small cafe on garden of mosque. I ‘ll share some photos from there.

Pentax K10D, at Istanbul