Shot of the Day – Hagia Sophia (Istanbul)

Sophia Hagia-Istanbul (1)

Since I am headed back to Turkey on Friday, I thought it appropriate to add a few landmarks of the wonderful city of Istanbul over the next few days..

The Hagia Sophia Is a wonderful museum set in the heart of the Sultanahmet district in central Istanbul.  It served as the center of the Christian world until the Ottomans conquered the city in 1453.. From that time until it’s dedication as a museum in 1935, it served as the Grand mosque for sultans and the crown jewel of the Muslim world.  It was named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1985.

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