Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Hagia Sophia

Built in 537, Hagia Sophia is unique in that it was built as an Orthodox Christian Church, then became a Muslim Mosque in 1453, and now is a museum that was designated a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1985.
Crowded, but we did manage to get in before it was really busy!
Inside Hagia Sophia - A blend of Christian & Muslim images
Jesus & Mary in the middle, Mohammed (right), Ali (left)

Destiny H - Hagia Sophia in the background
Kevin is tired, David S helps out!

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