church turned mosque turned awesomeness March 21st 2008 Some pictures from the aya sofia. Jacob and I went one afternoon, because I think we were the only two that hadn't gone with one group or another, and no one wanted to venture with us for a second look around. Good afternoon, and beautiful mosque/museum.
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Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more