Throughout history Istanbul has been a home for people with different backgrounds. As a result, you can find neighborhoods housing people with different religions. According to 2000 census, there are 123 active churches, 20 active synagogues, ... read more
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It is pretty hard to answer this question considering the fact that many churches in Istanbul were converted into mosques, after the conquest of Constantinople. The Church of St. Sophia, Hagia Sophia, was the first church ... read more
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Not all of them, unless you are calling the Tourism Police in Sultanahmet. Those in the office can speak English, German, French, and Arabic. It is located between Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern. The address is Yerebatan ... read more
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