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Hagia Irene ceiling with cross

Hagia Irene Church and Museum of Istanbul

Hagia Irene (Hagia Eirene) is an Eastern Orthodox church where is located on the outer courtyard of the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul. This centuries-old unique icon of Istanbul is also known as Saint Irene. The meaning of the place means the “Holy Peace”. If you are in Istanbul and planning to visit Hagia Sophia or Blue Mosque, I’m strongly advising...