Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey – UNESCO Site

The beautiful, majestic, enormous mosques of Turkey….. Earthen and blue colored, the masjids of Istanbul are reminiscent of the great conquests of the Turks. Istanbul has many great sights to visit – Hagia Sophia, Sultan Ahmed Masjid, aka the Blue Mosque, the ferries across the Bosphorus Sea, etc.

Istanbul is also a TripAdvisor Top 10 Destinations Travelers Choice 2013 winner, highlighting the significance of this historic city and its location as the gateway straddling between the Europe and Asia. The outstanding value of Istanbul resides in its unique integration of architectural masterpieces that reflect the meeting of Europe and Asia over many centuries, and in its incomparable skyline formed by the creative genius of Byzantine and Ottoman architects.

7 Wonders of the World Finalist Site is Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List

 

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