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Hagia Sophia (from the Greek: Ἁγία Σοφία, "Holy Wisdom"; Latin: Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia; Turkish: Ayasofya) is a former Christian patriarchal basilica (church), later an imperial mosque, and now a museum (Ayasofya Müzesi) in Istanbul, Turkey. From the date of its construction in 537 until 1453, it served as a Greek Orthodox cathedral and seat of the Patriarch of Constantinople, except between 1204 and 1261, when it was converted to a Roman Catholic cathedral under the Latin Empire. The building was a mosque from 29 May 1453 until 1931. It was then secularized and opened as a museum on 1 February 1935.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hagia_Sophia

Post editing workflow:
Converted to B&W, drastically reduced exposure on the entire image, increased contrast, masked the centre of the building and increased the exposure within the mask, masked the two minarets (towers) and increased the exposure within the mask, Slightly reduced highlights, added dark vignetting.

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