Hagia Sophia:it was built in as a Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Constantinopole (now Istanbul) by emperor Justinian.It was designed by the Greek geometers Isidore of Miletus and Anthemius of Tralles.It is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture.
The exterior of the century Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya ) on Sarayburnu or Seraglio Point with a ferry and the banks of the Golden Horn in the foreground, Istanbul Turkey. Check for accomodation www.
Turkey Travel Inspiration - Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey *Peace between millions of Muslims, Christians, Buddhists - we are being manipulated against one another slow wars by The United States of Israel *
Interior view of the Hagia Sophia, showing Islamic elements on the top ofthe main dome, Turkey. The Hagia Sophia originally built as a Christian church by Roman Emperor Justinian I in Constantinople (aka Istanbul).