People have gathered around Hagia Sophia after its conversion into a mosque, a decision that caused worldwide
Some 500 worshippers are set to attend Muslim prayers at UNESCO World Heritage site on Friday.
The Hagia Sophia has been designated as a mosque again, its status as a museum viewed for decades as a seal on the country’s spirit.
The American who restored Hagia Sophia’s mosaics
Turkey: Muslim prayers in Hagia Sophia for first time in 86 years
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to join hundreds of worshippers after iconic landmark’s reconversion into mosque.