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Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum

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Address: Fatih Mah.Ayasofya Sok. Merkez | Karadeniz manzarali, sahil karşisi., Trabzon, Turkey
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Hagia Sophia Museum is one of the msot visted historical place in Tarbzon. It is only 10km away from the airport and has visiting hours frm 09 to 17 on each day except on Fridays... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kocaeli Province, Turkey
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Hagia Sophia Mosque in Trabzon was originally built as a church in the 13th century but was converted into a mosque after the conquest of the city by the Ottoman Empire in 1461. Serving as a mosque for centuries. All you can see now is the facade,and some paintings which takes 20 max. to see.

Thank fereshte k
Kocaeli Province, Turkey
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hagia Sophia Museum is one of the msot visted historical place in Tarbzon. It is only 10km away from the airport and has visiting hours frm 09 to 17 on each day except on Fridays. A small part of the complex is deducated to muslims for Friyday prayers and visitors are requested not to enter that part of the complex... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Here is very historic monastery which has been dates A.D. 1260. Even had been destoryed many times, it is exiciting to see brillant colours of the frescos in the walls and ceiling. It is beign used as mosque too nowadays. Different atmosphere where you can see muslim prayers under the spirit of church.

Thank Se0ulist
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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

It is a church which is older than 600 years. It worths to see with location which is near Black Sea.

Thank Ahmet Efe S
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Very little and cute (part witch is always open). It's interesting to visit the part, which now is a mosque, because you can still see the Christian paintings upon a towel (that the prayers can't see it). But don't go extra there to see it, it isn't that special.

Thank Macoona
Ankara, Turkey
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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Actually the place has not much to offer, while converting church into mosque I guess they covered some parts of the frescoes. Promising but frustrating.

Thank Fatih E
Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

If you are in Trabzon, of course visit this places but inside there is not so much thing to see. The lighting system of some parts must be improved because they are not working good.

Thank Nuri K
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

It was charcoal then turned to mosque by sultan Mohammed Fatih then turned to muzium and recintly turned to mosque again You can still see some left behind of the church drawing It's looking to the sea from the hill

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Graz, Austria
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

this is a great historic place. very nice location with a beautiful view to the City and the Black Sea. Hagia Sophia still has wonderful frescos which are open to the public without visiting the mosque part.

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Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

With nice panoramic views this old orthodox church preserves a very interesting fresco painting alonmg its walls. Interesting also how the former church has been adapted as mosque.

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