Danube Cruise Trip, September 26-October 13, 2013
Part 8 - Istanbul, Turkey - The Chora Museum
The Chora Museum (also known as the Church of St. Saviour in Chora, or as Kariye Camii) dates from the 11th century. It was originally a Byzantine church, then a mosque. Now it is a museum.
Two views of the exterior.
Cupola - Christ.
Cupola - Theotokos (Mary, the Mother of Jesus).
Mosaic - "Anastasis" (Resurrection).
Mosaic - "Journey to Bethlehem".
Mosaic - "Christ healing the mother-in-law of St. Peter".
Mosaic - "The Dormition (Death) of the Virgin Mary".
Mosaic - "Christ Pantocrator".
Mosaic - St. Paul.
Afterwards, Dave waited while Karan shopped for tile.
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Last updated November 7, 2013