Hagia Sophia, Trabzon

coming to the Hagia Sophia. After the rain, the greens were beautiful.

Coming to the Hagia Sophia. After the rain, the greens were beautiful.

The former Church of Saint Sophia “Holy Wisdom”, now the Saint Sophia Museum, is a former Greek Orthodox Church converted into a mosque in 1584, located in the city of Trabzon.

 Saint Sophia Museum

Saint Sophia Museum (Former Church of Saint Sophia)

The campanile and the entrance of the church

The campanile and the entrance of the church

The Church of Saint Sophia dates back to the thirteenth century when Trabzon was the capital of the Empire of Trebizond.

Let's enter this historic church.

Let’s enter this historic church.

Interior of Hagia Sophia; the main altar and the floor mosaic.

Interior of Hagia Sophia; the main altar and the floor mosaic.

The main altar and the frescos on the ceiling.

The main altar and the frescos on the ceiling.

Amazing frescos of Saint Sophia

Amazing frescos of Saint Sophia

Amazing frescos; Jesus meets the doubting Thomas and Jesus on the Sea of Galilee. Wedding at Cana, the water in the jars will be converted later into wine. Feeding of the 5000. Hand of God and apocalyptic animals.

Frescoes in the dome

Frescoes in the dome

Let's go out.

Let’s go out.

 Garden of Hagia Sophia, you can see the Black Sea over. there.

Garden of Hagia Sophia, you can see the Black Sea over. there.

Garden of Hagia Sophia

Garden of Hagia Sophia

Ruins of Hagia Sophia

Ruins of Hagia Sophia

Leaving Hagia Sophia Museum for the next destination

Leaving Hagia Sophia Museum for the next destination

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