Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

The only place where Christian and I3
Muslim symbols can be seen hanging
side by side?

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul was built as a church in the 500’s, later on converted to a mosque. That’s when the minarets were added. Today it’s a museum.

You can also find some graffiti made by vikings, employed by the emperor as body guards.

Viking graffitti


Now guess what! Not only Árni the viking had been there but also James Bond (Sean Connery) in From Russia With Love…



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