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Ayasofya

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ImageHagia Sophia, also known as the Ayasofya or Church of the Divine Wisdom, is one of the world's greatest examples of Byzantine architecture.  It was built by the Emperor Justinian in the 6th century AD. The original church has been damaged and repaired a number of times due to earthquakes in the region. After the Ottoman conquest, the church was transformed into a mosque and is today a museum. Ayasofya is an amazing
place to visit and one that displays past glories. There is an interesting mix of both Muslim and Christian religious symbols in the decorations of the building and it is a must see.

Timings: Tues-Sun 9.00-17.00
Location: Sultanahmet
Admission: 15 YTL 

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