Hagia Sophia

Cathedral of the Holy Wisdom

(now secular)

Istanbul, Turkey


Circumscription: Apostolic Vicariate of Istanbul


Type: Former Church Former Cathedral, World Heritage Site

UNESCO World Heritage Inscription: 1985 (Historic Areas of Istanbul)

Rite: Roman (Latin)


Lists: Largest Churches in the World, Churches with the Highest Naves in the World

History: ded. 360; cath. of Constantinople 360-1453; mosque 1453-1931; museum 1935

Patron: JHS Wisdom


Address: Istanbul

Country: Turkey Turkey

Website: UNESCO

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