The Chora Museum is located in Istanbul, Turkey, and is one of the most well-preserved Byzantine churches in the world. With stunning frescoes, detailed mosaics and a focused attention to detail, the church is one of the most popular stops in the western part of Istanbul.
Originally located outside the gates of Constatinople, the church has now magically made its way to your iPad (and soon Android!), courtesy of izApps.
We invite you to discover this extraordinary monument through our innovative and sophisticated application which is nothing less than the real. Through easy navigation, you can appreciate even the smallest details. You can enlarge the building, mosaics and frescoes and rotate the objects with simple gestures. Also, you can access to in-depth information about historical periods of Chora.
Our application gives you an opportunity to relive the Byzantine Renaissance, to understand the artistic tradition of the period and the story behind them. You can watch Chora in time and follow audio instructions about the narrative cycles in the mosaics.
The interface is smooth, easily allowing the user to explore, zoom in, and learn all about the church’s history. It’s an impressive feat, fully immersing the user in the experience of navigating the church. Art and culture buffs will enjoy the historical tidbits, and visual learners will roam around gawking at how real everything looks.