Aya Sofya mosque interior with lights and ceiling
The ornately decorated ceiling and lights of Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey. Originally built as a Christian cathedral, then converted to a Muslim mosque in the 15th century, and now a museum (since 1935), the Hagia Sophia is one of the oldest and grandest buildings in Istanbul. For a thousand years, it was the largest cathedral in the world and is regarded as the crowning achievement of Byzantine architecture.
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