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Enter the doors of Hagia Sophia (Istanbul): 1476 years of history for four names

First,  the Eastern Orthodox cathedral of the Patriarchate of Constantinople: the Holy Wisdom

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Then a Roman Catholic cathedral in the Latin Empire: Sancta Sophia

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Later the Imperial Mosque of Istanbul: Aya Sofya

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Today a wonderful museum: Ayasofya Müzesi

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Click on each picture to magnify. All pictures shot with Nikon D800 + 16-35 mm f/4

Posted by lorenzoborghi on December 22, 2013

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