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  • Description: Eine der bekanntesten Bauten der Spätantike: die Hagia Sophia (Baubeginn 325), nach einem Brand wieder neu errichtet unter Justinian I.
  • Source: German Wikipedia, original upload 18 November 2004 by Robert.raderschatt (selfmade)
  • Fotograf: Robert Raderschatt

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41° 0′ 26.50″ N, 28° 58′ 41.00″ E

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English: The Church of the Holy Wisdom, commonly known as Hagia Sophia in English, is a former Greek Orthodox church converted to a mosque, now a museum, in Istanbul. It is universally acknowledged as one of the great buildings of the world.
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