Hagia Sophia is the grandest building I have ever seen, eclipsing Trinity Church in Boston. Trinity Church is more coherent, however, since Hagia Sophia was transformed from a Christian church to a Muslim mosque to a museum and rebuilt several times after earthquakes.
Images of Istanbul
Photos in Gallery: 30
Posted: May 29, 2008
Gazette columnist Carl Strock took some photographs on his recent trip to Istanbul, Turkey, and as a no-cost addition to his blog he posted a selection of them so that you, the reader, can view them.