Famous places in Istanbul (Part 1)
Updated: Oct 22, 2021
22 Place in Istanbul you should visit
Istanbul is a famous city in Turkey and is said to be a bridge between Europe and Asia,
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Aya Sophia (Hagia Sophia)
It is known as one of the most valuable and fascinating structures in the world of art and architecture. It is located in the Sultan Ahmet area, nearby Topkapi Palace in Istanbul Turkey.
The Byzantine Emperor Justinian has finished his church for the first time in AD 536.
After the Ottoman armies conquered Constantinople it was converted to a mosque in 1453 by Sultan Mehmed II the Conqueror, then its further conversion into a museum in 1934.
UNESCO listed Aya Sophia as a World Heritage Site.
Opening Hours Summer Visiting Hours: 09:00 - 19:00
Winter Visiting Hours: 09:00- 17:00.
Closed on Mondays.
Entrance Fee: 30.00 Turkish Lira