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Istanbul ...the wonderful Hagia Sophia ! Built by mimar Sinan, ordered by roxelena sultan hurrem! • Only Patheon in Rome has slightly bigger dome than the dome of Hagia Sophia in the world. • Hagia Sophia as a museum has both Christian and Islamic influences and features today.• Sophia means Wisdom in Greek Language. When we translate the full name of Hagia Sophia to English it is Shrine of The Holy of God.