Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Istanbul: Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) in Turkey


Hagia Sophia or also known as Ayasofya (in Turkish) or The Church of Holy Wisdom is situated in Sultanahmet Square in the city of Istanbul, Turkey. Hagia Sophia is facing directly the opposite of Blue Mosque.

Hagia Sophia is a great architecture beauty and it is an important monument for both Byzantine and for Ottoman Empire. Hagia Sophia once served as a church, later as a mosque and now it is a museum which is very popular and a must to visit in Istanbul, Turkey. It is a real amazing to see the combination of two religions of Islam and Christianity in this building. Hagia Sophia is always crowded with a long queue of visitors every day. 
Open: Monday - Sunday (9am to 5pm)
Ticket Entrance: 40TL per person

The Church of Holy Wisdom or also known as Hagia Sophia at Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Turkey
The Church of Holy Wisdom or also known as Hagia Sophia at Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Turkey
Entering the museum of Hagia Sophia at Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Turkey
Entering the museum of Hagia Sophia at Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Turkey
Hagia Sophia is always crowded and a must to visit attraction site in Istanbul, Turkey
Hagia Sophia is always crowded and a must to visit attraction site in Istanbul, Turkey
Great interior design of the domes and lights in Hagia Sophia at Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Turkey
Great interior design of the domes and lights in Hagia Sophia at Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Turkey
Full view of the artistic meeting of Islam and Christianity in Hagia Sophia at Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Turkey
Full view of the artistic meeting of Islam and Christianity in Hagia Sophia at Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Turkey
Beautiful combination of the interior design  of domes, window panels and lighting in Hagia Sophia at Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Turkey
Beautiful combination of the interior design  of domes, window panels and lighting in Hagia Sophia at Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Turkey
Artistic meeting of Islamic and Christianity in Hagia Sophia at Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Turkey
Artistic meeting of Islamic and Christianity in Hagia Sophia at Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Turkey
Mosaic Panel 13th Century consists of Chris on the middle, John the Baptist on the right and Virgin Mary on the left in Hagia Sophia at Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Turkey
Mosaic Panel 13th Century consists of Chris on the middle, John the Baptist on the right and Virgin Mary on the left in Hagia Sophia at Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Turkey
Colourful Tulips in front of Hagia Sophia during Spring at Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Turkey
Colourful Tulips in front of Hagia Sophia during Spring at Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Turkey

1 comment:

  1. whats the travel date that you went to view spring?
    Did you went in a tour company travel package?

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