Church of Saint Mary of the Mongols

Church of Saint Mary of the Mongols

Church of Saint Mary of the Mongols is a Byzantine era Eastern Orthodox church located in Istanbul, Turkey. It was built in 1281 AD by Maria Palaiologina, who was the daughter of the Byzantine Emperor Michael VIII Palaiologos and later became the wife of the Mongol ruler Abaqa Khan.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Istanbul Province

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 13th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Christian Monuments

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