Saint Antoine Catholic Church in Istiklal Street

Located on the famous Istiklal Street in Taksim neighborhood of the Beyoglu district of Istanbul, the Saint Antoine (also called St. Anthony of Padua or Sant’Antonio di Padova) is one of the most beautiful and magnificent churches of Istanbul.


Saint Antoine Catholic Church in Istiklal Street

Built in 1912 in the Italian neo-Gothic style, the church is also one of the largest churches in Istanbul and belongs to the largest Roman Catholic community in Istanbul.

The Church is designed by Giulio Mongeri and Eduardo de Nari, the two well-known architects in neo-Gothic style. If we look at the façade, we’ll see that it reflects the 14th century tuscanlombard style and with a latin cross shaped building.

Saint Antoine Catholic Church in Istiklal Street

About Saint Antoine

Saint Antoine was a Portuguese Catholic priest who lived in between the years 1195 and 1231 under the disciple of St. Francis of Assisi. He was known for his being a miracle worker, as well as the patron saint of finding people and things.


Visitor Information

Visiting Hours

Open every day between 09:00 – 19:00

Adress & Phone

Address : Istiklal Caddesi No: 171, Beyoglu, Istanbul
Tel: +90 212 244 09 35

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