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The seminary is located on the site of the Monastery of the Holy Trinity, founded by Patriarch Photius I almost a thousand years before the foundation of the theological school. In 1844, Patriarch Germanos IV converted the monastery into a school of...more
Halki (Heybeliada) is a beautiful island near Istanbul. The Halki Seminary is an old Orthodox Theological School that does not operate anymore. The venue is open for tourists for free. One can visit the wonderful gardens of the School, as well as the basement of...More
We were there for less than an hour, walking around and we liked it very much. It's very old and still standing as the first day. You feel the religious atmosphere. The garden is beautiful and the view from the garden is fantastic. It's a...More
When i go Heybeli, always going this school! Because this school places best area for watching Island. Just not watching, this school Christian best places. You can pray to God! Listen to natural. Amazing smell. But last time 16:00 a day! Dont forget!
Twice been there and with no hesitation would like to stay there forever. It's not only the peaceful surroundings, the wonderful view of Propontida sea and nearby island of Prigkipos and the prohibited car circulation.
Most of all is the meditation felt all over the...More
You must visit this place if you travel to Heybeliada. İt is at the top of a hill between the trees and looking at Marmara sea. There are two parts. One is the school, second is the church. It has been built about 1000 years...More
It was the second time we 've been there with our children. A magnificent place on the top of the hill. Astonishing view of Marmara sea. It is sad that the Theological school is closed. Basically it is a monastery and the rules should be...More
There are no words to describe the feelings upon you enter this area!
Peace, Serenity, Awe.
We are waiting for the day that we will be able to joy the permition to re-open the Academy
A big congratulation to our Eminence Metropolitan Elpidophoros Lambriniadis, Metropolitan...More