Santa Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey

Santa Sophia is also referred to as Hagia Sophia.
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Santa Sophia
Santa Sophia, on the left and the Blue Mosque on the right, as seen from the Bosphorus. (CC BY 2.0 ©2010 Glenn Merrett)
Santa Sophia was converted to a museum in 1935. Since 2010 efforts have accelerated to convert it to a mosque again. In March 2018, the first verse of the Quran was recited by the Turkish president. (CC BY-SA 2.0 ©2013 Arild Vågen)


Inside of the Santa Sophia.
Inside of the Santa Sophia. (CC BY 2.0 ©2011 Esther Lee) 


Another interior photo.
Another interior photo. (CC BY-SA 2.0 ©2011 LoriQoPB)