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Turkey’s Erdogan orders Hagia Sophia mosque conversion study: Report

The Istanbul landmark was built as a Greek Orthodox church, became a mosque in 1453 and a museum in 1935

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has asked his aides to conduct a comprehensive study on how to convert Istanbul’s famous Hagia Sophia landmark, currently a…

  • Ragip Soylu
  • Middle East Eye

During a top party meeting earlier this week, Erdogan noted that Hagia Sophia was reopened as a museum in 1935 after a cabinet decision, and said that it should be up to the…

The report published by Hurriyet daily said that Erdogan wants to maintain Hagia Sophia as a tourist attraction like the…

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