Turkey

Church, museum & UNESCO heritage site, mosque — Turkey’s Hagia Sophia has been all that & more; Pia Krishnankutty; The Print

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Built as a cathedral, it was made a mosque in 1453 by Ottomans. In 1934, it became a museum, but was redisgnated a mosque in 2020. On Saturday ‘taraweeh‘ prayers were held here after 88 years.

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