Traveling - Monuments - Architecture - Interior Design -The breathtaking interior of the Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey. Hagia Sophia is a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later an imperial mosque, and now a museum.
Saint Petersburg Mosque, Russia - Quote:"The walls were made with grey granite and the dome and both minarets (tower) are covered with mosaic ceramics of sky-light-blue colour. Skilled craftsmen from Central Asia took part working on the mosque.
Interior view of the Hagia Sophia, showing Islamic elements on the top ofthe main dome, Turkey. The Hagia Sophia originally built as a Christian church by Roman Emperor Justinian I in Constantinople (aka Istanbul).