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Istanbul. Hagia Sophia

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22 Apr 2013
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Hagia Sophia is a former patriarchal basilica, later a mosque, now a museum, in Istanbul.Famous in particular for its massive dome, it is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture. It was the largest cathedral in the world for nearly a thousand years, until the completion of the Medieval Seville Cathedral in 1520.

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