Hagia Sophia Istanbul, Turkey

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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.

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319255
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Street Address
Aya Sofya Square
Location
Coordinates
41.008548° N, 28.979938° E
Phone
0212/522-1750

References & Resources

  1. Met Special Topics: Hagia Sophia Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History.
  2. The Byzantine Monuments: Hagia Sophia Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarchate.
  3. Istanbul: Buildings: Hagia Sophia Grove Art Online.
  4. Blue Guide Turkey

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Hagia Sophia (Istanbul, Turkey)
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April 11, 2015