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Byzantine Churches Converted to Mosques in Istanbul


Koca Mustafa Pasha Mosque (Koca Mustafa Pasa Camii; also known as Sunbul Efendi Camii) a former Eastern Orthodox church
dedicated to Saint Andrew of Crete. It is located in Koca Mustafa Pasa, a neighborhood of Fatih District in Istanbul

Fethiye Camii (Pammakaristos Church, also known as the Church of Theotokos Pammakaristos, meaning All-Blessed Mother of God), eastern Orthodox church, converted to a mosque in 1591. It is located in Fatih district.
Fenari İsa Camii (also known Molla Fenari Isa Camii), Eastern Orthodox church named as Lips Monastery dedicated to Virgin Theotokos Panachrantos ( meaning Immaculate Mother of God). It is located in Fatih district.

Eski Imaret Mosque (Eski Imaret Camii), a former Eastern Orthodox church identified with Monastery of Christ Pantepoptes
(meaning Christ the all-seeing), converted to a mosque in the Ottoman era, located in Zeyrek which is a neighborhood in Fatih district.

Zeyrek Mosque (Molla Zeyrek Camii), two former Eastern Orthodox churches and a chapel, dedicated to Christ Pantokrator, and  converted to a mosque in 15 Century. It is located in Zeyrek which is a neighborhood in Fatih district.

Atik Mustafa Pasha Mosque (Atik Mustafa Pasa Camii), a former Eastern Orthodox church, dedication is unclear, for some time  identified with the church of Saints Peter and Mark but now more likely to be identfied with Saint Thekla of the Palace of Blachernae. It is located on the Golden Horn, and converted to a mosque in 15 C.

Vefa Kilise Mosque (Vefa Kilise Camii) also known as Molla Gurani Camii, a former Eastern Orthodox church, possibly dedicated to Hagios Theodoros (St. Theodore). It is in the Vefa neighborhood.

Gül Mosque (Gül Camii), a former Eastern Orthodox church, located in the district of Fatih.

Kalenderhane Mosque ( Kalenderhane Camii), a former Eastern Orthodox church, most probably dedicated to the Theotokos Kyriotissa. It is in the Vezneciler neighborhood of the district of Fatih.

Monastery of Stoudios (Monastery of Saint John the Forerunner), a very important Eastern Orthodox church, located in Koca Mustafa Pasa.

Hirami Ahmet Pasha Mosque (Hırami Ahmet Pasa Mescidi), a former Eastern Orthodox church, dedicated to Saint John the Baptist in Constantinople.
Little Hagia Sophia (Kucuk Ayasofya Camii), a former Eastern Orthodox church dedicated to the Saints Sergius and Bacchus.

Ese Kapi Mosque (Ese Kapı Mescidi, also known Isa Kapi Mosque, meaning Mosque of the Gate of Jesus), formerly an Eastern Orthodox church.

Kefeli Mosque ( Kefeli Camii, meaning the mosque of the Caffariotes), a former Eastern Orthodox church, later identified with Roman Catholics and Armenians,  dedicated to Saint Nicholas. It is in the Karagumruk neighborhood of Fatih district.

Sancaktar Hayrettin Mosque ( Sancaktar Hayrettin Mescidi), a part of a former Eastern Orthodox monastery (Byzantine Monastery of Gastria). It is in the Cerrahpasa neighborhood.

Manastır Mosque ( Manastır Mescidi), a former Eastern Orthodox church, identified with the Holy Martyrs Menodora, Metrodora, and Nymphodora, or nunnery of Kyra Martha.

Bodrum Mosque ( Bodrum Camii), a former Eastern Orthodox church known as Myrelaion. It is in the Laleli neighborhood of Fatih district.

Arap Mosque ( Arap Camii), built in 1325 by the friars of the Dominican Order. Located in the Karakoy neighborhood not far from the Galata Bridge. It was converted into a mosque 1n 15C.



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