Some historians claim that the conquest of Istanbul ended up the Medieval Age and gave start to the New Age which lasted till the French Revolution in 1789 and the Byzantine scientist who escaped from Istanbul had an active role in the Renaissance and Reform movements in Europe.
Istanbul, as a cradle of civilization, has witnessed thousands of years of history, and it has been home to a rich variety of nations.
The history of Istanbul dates back to thousands of years and witnessed many civilizations, kings, people and incidents. Many talismans protect this unique city of history. Now, we would like to tell you about these talismans while praising this magnificent city one more time.
Aya Yorgi (St. George) Church was founded in the name of St. George and located on one of the highest points of Buyukada Island, off the Asian side of Istanbul. Aya Yorgi has particularly been recognized in Turkey as the foremost influential authority of the Orthodox Church.