Hagia Sophia Istanbul, Turkey

Hagia Sophia
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Once a mosque and now a museum, the Hagia Sophia was originally a Byzantine cathedral, built in 537. It is universally acknowledged as one of the great buildings of the world.

Facts & Stats on the Hagia Sophia

Go Historic ID
319255
Names
Hagia Sophia
Aya Sofya
Ayasofya
Church of Holy Wisdom
St. Sophia
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Street Address
Aya Sofya Square
Location
Coordinates
41.008548° N, 28.979938° E
Phone Number
0212/522-1750

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Hagia Sophia (Istanbul, Turkey)
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Holly Hayes
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March 29, 2015