ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Istanbul's Hagia Sophia Museum will be converted back into a mosque, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on March 27.
Erdoğan recalled their silence over the attacks on Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque.
dubbed "8th Wonder of the World" by historians, is one of the most
visited museums in the world in terms of art and architecture history.
a mosque by Fatih Sultan Mehmet when the Ottomans conquered Istanbul.Following restoration work during the Ottoman era and the adding of minarets by architect Mimar Sinan, the Hagia Sophia became one of the most important monuments of world architecture.