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Churches of Istiklal Street Part I

St. Antuan Catholic Church

Churches of Istiklal: There is more than one Church in Istiklal Street. We will inform you about St. Antuan Catholic Church as Churches of Istıklal Street.

No matter what religious structure you enter, the emotions you will feel will always be impossible to describe. 

The church, which has an incredible architecture that fascinates you as soon as you see it, has a beauty that you can never pass by without entering it. For this reason, it is highly preferred by domestic and foreign tourists. 

The construction of this magnificent church, which attracts people from all walks of life passing through Istiklal Street, was started in 1906. The structure, which is entirely made of red tiles, is covered with mosaics up to half. It was built in a Neogothic architectural style. The widest door of the church opens to Istiklal Street. 

It is one of the most famous catholic churches in Istanbul.

The most popular feature of the church is that it is the church with the most congregation. 

Masses still take place in the church at certain times, especially at Christmas. Incredible hymns are sung by Filipino and Afghan choirs at Christmas. Many believers and non-believers attend mass to listen to these hymns. 

The place where the wish will come true if the candle is lit every Tuesday or Thursday for 3, 5 or 7 weeks. 

From Monday to Friday, the Centennial Church is open to visitors from 09:00 in the morning until 19:00 in the evening. It can also be visited from 10:00 to 19:00 on Sundays. During these time periods, you can go to one of the magnificent rituals with VIP Istanbul Tourism and participate. 

It is one of the most beautiful addresses to go for some peace and quiet out of the chaos of dozens of noises. It is an incredible religious building that will impress you with its historical texture and atmosphere.