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Ayasofya | Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya)

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Why locals love it

The capital of the Eastern Roman Empire was considered as “the origin of all roads” and even as “the center of the Earth”.
The emperor, who came to see the finished artifact, walked towards the altar, raised his hands, thanked to god and said, “Solomon, I have outdone thee!”

Why you should visit it

Hagia Sophia was a Greek Orthodox Christian patriarchal basilica (church), later an imperial mosque, and now a museum (Ayasofya Müzesi) in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Hagia Sophia, one of the historical architectural wonders that still remains standing today, has an important place in the art world...

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8 Comments

Around 1500years old a great mosque. Being in is lovely
Murat
Local
July 8, 2021
It is one of the most that has mesmerising atmosphere in Istanbul and covered by cabbalistic history and great structure!
Atlas
Local
August 4, 2019
Great history
Dogan
Local
May 6, 2019
What a historical place
Enes
Local
May 2, 2019
the art of the christians that hangs off its walls is uncontested and undeniably amazing. how it has lasted centuries after centruies without fading away is what beats me the most
Tinashe
Local
October 11, 2018

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