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Inside the Haiga Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey

Inside the Haiga Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey

Inside the Haiga Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey

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  1. Michael says:

    Dennis is right – some people do want to turn it into a mosque – They submitted a request to parliament. But, I don’t think it will ever happen. It is too much of a historical wonder

  2. This is the first picture I have seen in some time without scaffolding inside. The interior is beautiful. When was it taken?

  3. Dennis Kopp says:

    Hagia Sophia is such a beautiful building and I remember vividly just standing there in awe when seeing the beauty of the interior. But apparently there have been recent calls to turn it back into an active mosque. Hopefully it will continue to be open to the public since this former Byzantine church is a definite highlight of every Istanbul visit… :)

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