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4 Things You Must Know Before Going to Istanbul

Gail Nakada | Posted 08.30.2014 | Travel
Gail Nakada

The city is a full-on, fantastic cultural assault that may bewilder but never, ever disappoint travelers. Make Istanbul travel-drama free with these important tips.

Hagia Sophia Mosque Conversion Plans Alarm Many

Religion News Service | Jacob Resneck | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

ISTANBUL (RNS) In this ancient city, there are few sights more iconic than the dome of the Hagia Sophia, towering over the old city for more than 1,40...

Thousands Pray For Istanbul Landmark To Become Mosque

Reuters | Posted 07.26.2012 | Religion

* Hagia Sofia was church, then mosque * Some religious Turks want ban on worship lifted * Crowd estimated at more than 3...