Tag: TR – Historic Areas of Istanbul

UNESCO Special Advisor on Aghia Sophia visits Archdiocese of America; Tornos News

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On October 18, Dr. Mounir Bouchenaki, Special Advisor to UNESCO on the matter of Turkey’s unilateral reconversion of the Aghia Sophia UNESCO World Heritage Site into a mosque, was received by His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, together with Presbyter Dr. Nicholas Kazarian, Professor Elizabeth Prodromou of Tufts University, and public international law attorney Christina Hioureas, Partner and Chair of the United Nations Practice Group at Foley Hoag.

Source: UNESCO Special Advisor on Aghia Sophia visits Archdiocese of America | TornosNews.gr

Photos of Istanbul’s beauty; Arka Roy Chowdhury; India Times

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Istanbul is a beautiful destination that is one of the oldest cities. It has seen so much of history, and there is so many cultural relics here that you will find yourself lost in a dreamy world. There is nothing quite like visiting a place that lies both in Europe and Asia. Celebrating cultures, stories, lives, cuisines, and more.

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