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Located in Istanbul since 537 AD, Hagia Sophia has been bearing witness to the city’s rich and diverse history for over 1400 years. The building’s impressive Byzantine architecture and fascinating interior where marble pillars and gold mosaics adorn the halls, showcase the wealth and power of Byzantine emperors and Ottomans. Discover Hagia Sophia’s turbulent history […]
The esteemed war for control of the city of Troy between the Trojans and the Greeks was a true epic. It is believed by some to be naught more than a fiction like the mythology it centers around, while others believe the war and its heroes actually happened and existed.  The 19th century proved the […]