Traveling - Monuments - Architecture - Interior Design -The breathtaking interior of the Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey. Hagia Sophia is a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later an imperial mosque, and now a museum.
Turkey Travel Inspiration - Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey *Peace between millions of Muslims, Christians, Buddhists - we are being manipulated against one another slow wars by The United States of Israel *
Mosque, Junagadh [Source] The Mahabat Maqbara mausoleum is a late nineteenth century Muslim tomb; a dream from tales of a thousand and one nights; hardly old enough to be regarded as historical by Indian standards.
Turkey: Hagia Sophia formerly St. Sophia Cathedral, the crown of the Byzantine Empire in Constantinople. Sophia, Russian emissaries returned to the Czar saying the cathedral was so beautiful it was as if heaven were on earth (paraphrased).
Interior view of the Hagia Sophia, showing Islamic elements on the top ofthe main dome, Turkey. The Hagia Sophia originally built as a Christian church by Roman Emperor Justinian I in Constantinople (aka Istanbul).
Ayasofya (Hagia Sophia) in Istanbul. Islamic calligraphy and Christian iconography are layered throughout revealing centuries of conflict that compose this overwhelmingly beautiful monument to civilization.
Meenakshi Amman Temple, an historic Hindu temple on the bank of the river Vaigai in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. The temple has been at this site for years but major rebuilding and expansion occurred by Natacha Cornaz