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The Church of Saint-Antoine (St Anthony of Padua) is the largest church of the Roman Catholic Church in Istanbul. The red-brick Franciscan church was built by Giulio Mongeri and Edoardo de Nani in Gothic style from 1906, after a 1724 church was destroyed to make way for the new tramway. Along with the St Mary Draperis and the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, as well as several other churches, St Anthony of Padua is one of the most important Catholic churches in Istanbul, and among them has the largest community following its masses.
The floreats of stone on top of the pillars and the blue vaulted ceilings give it an uplifting feel. This might be the reason why it is also one of the venues for the annual Istanbul Music Festival these days.
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