The Pringipos Greek Orphanage is a historic 20,000-square-meter wooden building on Büyükada, one of the nine Princes' Islands off the coast of Istanbul, Turkey, in the Sea of Marmara. It is considered the largest wooden building in Europe and second largest in the world. It served as an orphanage from 1903 to 1964. On this website, you can learn more about the history, updates and many more about the building and browse through a media archive.

The Pringipos Greek Orphanage is a historic 20,000-square-meter wooden building on Büyükada, one of the nine Princes' Islands off the coast of Istanbul, Turkey, in the Sea of Marmara. It is considered the largest wooden building in Europe and second largest in the world. It served as an orphanage from 1903 to 1964. On this website, you can learn more about the history, updates and many more about the building and browse through a media archive.

The Pringipos Greek Orphanage is a historic 20,000-square-meter wooden building on Büyükada, one of the nine Princes' Islands off the coast of Istanbul, Turkey, in the Sea of Marmara. It is considered the largest wooden building in Europe and second largest in the world. It served as an orphanage from 1903 to 1964. On this website, you can learn more about the history, updates and many more about the building and browse through a media archive.

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Prospecting a future for the Greek Orphanage: Working Meetings 27-28 /10/2021 Prospecting a future for the Greek Orphanage: Working Meetings 27-28 /10/2021 Prospecting a future for the Greek Orphanage: Working Meetings 27-28 /10/2021
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Information Event: Impressions of participants
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Technical meetings continue rapidly
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After 57 years an information event took place in the yard of the Greek Orphanage building!
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On Monday, June 21, 2021 His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew received for an audience the architect Prof. Dr. Mr. Mehmet Alper, the architect Ms Didem Erdogan and the project coordinator Mr. Laki Vingas in order to acquire the book “The Prinkipo Greek Orphanage: Research and Conservation Methods for the Prinkipo Palace” printed recently in the scope of the “Restoration of the Greek Orphanage” project.
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