St. George Church
Address: Sadrazam Ali Paşa Caddesi, Fener Fatih
Phone: (0212) 531 9670-76
(0212) 521 1921
Web Site: www.patriarchate.org
Working Hours: Everyday: 08:00 - 16:00
The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, known locally as the Fener Rum Patrikhanesi has been the spiritual center for the Orthodox Community in Istanbul since 1599.
Before being converted to the Ecumenical Patriarchate, it served as a convent for nuns. It is a basilica with three aisles and has been reconstructed and restored many times. It is popular with Orthodox pilgrims and for Sunday mass.