Church of Saint Pierre and Saint Paul
One of the many churches of Istanbul, Galata bearing traces of history / Karakoy district, the Church of Saint-Pierre and Saint Paul. Saint-Pierre and Saint Paul’s Church in 1841, the restoration of the Hagia Sophia basilica style by performing the famous architect Gaspare Fossati, Saint-Pierre and Saint Paul were attributing.The face of this beautiful structure will survive for many years, the remaining ruins of the Genoese was done with an area of rectangles.
This magnificent and beautiful building used for conditions of the period does not inverted input small, unpretentious made an entry. During this period, the churches and the entries appear big and flashy translated to the street. The entrance to the Church of Saint-Pierre and Saint Paul, the famous Genoese sculptor Drago has a door made of colored marble. Composed of the heads of angels and flowers, the door of the period is followed by priests is a member of a cult. Saint-Pierre and Saint Paul’s Church and the resurrection of Jesus so many marble relief, which symbolizes the visuals is located in miseries.Behind the altar of the Saint-Pierre and Saint Paul Dominican Serafino Guidetti is a table depicting the encounter.
The most important work in the Church of Saint-Pierre and Saint Paul, no doubt Odighitria” Mary” Guiding Icon. This is similar to many domestic and foreign tourists to see the portrait of the Virgin Mary in Karaköy is to visit the Church of Saint-Pierre and Saint Paul. The church is very popular in the 1800s in a church’s organ. If you are lucky you can hear organ.