Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia, officially the Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque and formerly the Church of Hagia Sophia, is a Late Antique place of worship in Istanbul. Built in 537 as the... Wikipedia

  • Location:  Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Designer:  Isidore of Miletus, Anthemius of Tralles
  • Type:  Greek Orthodox cathedral (537–1204, 1261–1453), Roman Catholic cathedral (1204–1261), Mosque (1453–1931, 2020–present), Museum (1935–2020)
  • Material:  ashlar, Roman brick
  • Length:  82 m (269.03 ft)
  • Width:  73 m (239.5 ft)
  • Height:  55 m (180.45 ft)
  • Beginning date:  360
  • Completion date:  537
  • Dedicated to:  Wisdom of God, in reference to the Logos, the second person of the Holy Trinity
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo