Magical Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia is located in Fatih district on the European side of Istanbul. Fatih is one of the districts that attract the most attention from foreign citizens who want to invest in real estate, buy and rent a house in Istanbul. Hagia Sophia is the largest Byzantine Church built in Istanbul. It was built three times in the same section. In the period when it was first built, it was named Megale Ekklesia. While it was a patriarchal cathedral built between 532-537 by the Byzantine Emperor Justinianus, it was converted into a mosque by Fatih Sultan Mehmed after the conquest of Istanbul by the Ottomans in 1453. Hagia Sophia, the largest church built by the Eastern Roman Empire in Istanbul, was built three times in the same place.

 

Hagia Sophia-i Kebir Mosque is now open 24 hours a day since it was ordered to be open for worship 24 hours a day as of July 24, 2020, by the order of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Fatih district, which is advantageous in many aspects in terms of its proximity to university hospitals and ease of transportation is among the districts preferred by foreign investors who want to buy a house and invest in real estate. You can reach Hagia Sophia via Halkalı-Gebze Marmaray line. After arriving at Sirkeci Station, you can reach the Hagia Sophia Mosque by tram.

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