Hagia Sophia

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Noun1.Hagia Sophia - a 6th century masterpiece of Byzantine architecture in Istanbul; built as a Christian church, converted to a mosque in 1453, and made into a museum in the middle of the 20th century
Constantinople, Istanbul, Stamboul, Stambul - the largest city and former capital of Turkey; rebuilt on the site of ancient Byzantium by Constantine I in the fourth century; renamed Constantinople by Constantine who made it the capital of the Byzantine Empire; now the seat of the Eastern Orthodox Church
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While I finished the tour of Topkapi Palace and Aya Sofia maybe more than 200 people had started to make pictures of me.
Nearby Aya Sofia, a cavernous church-turned-mosque-turnedmuseum, has survived 37 earthquakes as well as many changes of religion and rulers.
Walk from here to Aya Sofia via the pretty Arasta Bazr with quaint boutique shops.