Fener is a quarter midway up the within the district of in , . The streets in the area are full of historic wooden mansions, churches, and synagogues dating from the Byzantine and Ottoman eras.

Landmarks in the Area

The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople is one of the fourteen to sixteen autocephalous churches that together compose the Eastern Orthodox Church. Photo: Colossus, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Church of St. George is the principal Eastern Orthodox cathedral still in use in , the largest city in and, as Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire until 1453. Photo: Klearchos Kapoutsis, CC BY 2.0.

Phanar Greek Orthodox College or Phanar Roman Orthodox Lyceum, known in Greek as the Great School of the Nation, is the oldest surviving and most prestigious Greek Orthodox school in , . Photo: Justin A. Wilcox, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Fatih, historically Constantinople, is the capital district and a municipality in , … Photo: Eaglestein, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Beyoğlu is a district on the European side of İstanbul, , separated from the old city by the . is situated 2 km east of Fener. Photo: Zumrasha, Public domain.

Sütlüce is a neighborhood in the district of , , located at the eastern bank of across Eyüp. is situated 2½ km north of Fener.


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