Hagia Triada Church was constructed by archtitect Kampanaki in 1882. The church one of the largest Greek Orthodox churches in Istanbul. The church stands on where it used to be the site of a Greek Orthodox cemetery and hospital. This was destroyed in order to build Hagia Triada. Flanked by two bell towers, its dome is uncommon among Orthodox Churches in the city.
Icons from Byzantine period
Hagia Triada is the first domed Christian church to be allowed to be built in Istanbul after the conquest. It has an attractive facade decorated in an eclectic style. The restoration lets you to see the icons inside, some of which are thought to date from Byzantine period.
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