Ecumencial Orthodox Patriarchate

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Cultural-Historical, Religious

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Since 1600, Istanbul's Church of St George has been the seat of Constantinople's Ecumenical Patriarchate. Patriarch Bartholomew I is still conducting services there. As pilgrims, Orthodox Christians from Greece and throughout Eastern Europe flow through the church.t has a neo-Classical facade from the 19th century, which was designed after serious fire damage. There is a marble throne in the middle of the altar in the church, massive chandeliers hanging from the ceiling, and everything is gold.

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