Sultanahmet Square – The Historic Heart of Old Istanbul

Sultanahmet Meydani

Sultanahmet Square is the Old Historic Quarter of Istanbul: The Sultanahmet Square (Sultanahmet Meydani) is the old historic quarter of Istanbul and here you will find some of the most significant historic monuments of Istanbul. The district was named after Sultan Ahmet I, the builder of the Blue Mosque which sits at one end of […]

Exploring the Inside of Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia (Aya Sofya)

Hagia Sophia or Aya Sofya is Istanbul’s Legacy of Christian and Muslim Cultures:   Hagia Sophia or Aya Sofya (The Church of the Holy Wisdom), was formerly a Byzantine church which was converted into a mosque when Sultan Mehmed II conquered Istanbul in 1453. When Turkey became a republic in 1934, Hagia Sofia was turned […]