What: Hagia Sophia as seen from across the Bosphorus
Where: Istanbul, Turkey
When: October 2010
Photo credit: Tina C
Camera: Canon PowerShot A70
Traveller’s Tale: Even though it’s an oft seen photograph, this view of Hagia Sophia takes your breath away. Since its dedication, it has served as a cathedral for over 1,000 years, then a mosque for nearly 500 years and a museum now for nearly 80 years.