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Time Lapse Tuesday: Hagia Sophia in Istanbul

This week’s time-lapse takes us to Istanbul. Grab a patch of grass and watch the throngs outside the Süleymaniye Mosque.

by G Adventures Posted on 10 February 2015

It’s Tuesday, so once again it’s “time” to “lapse” it up! (See what we did there?) Each week, we’ll share a new way of looking at this big blue planet of ours. While a photo does a great job of capturing what we see with our own eyes, a time-lapse reveals just how little the eye can see. So, grab a patch of grass and watch the throngs go by in sunny?Istanbul.

The largest enclosed space in the entire world for more than a thousand years, the Hagia Sophia—consecrated as a church in 537, converted to a mosque in 1453 and declared a museum in 1935—has been part of the cultural fabric of Istanbul since its inception.


Getting There

G Adventures?runs a number of departures to Turkey encompassing a wide range of departure dates and activities to cater for different tastes. We’re thrilled at the prospect of showing you this big blue planet of ours — check out our?small group trips here.

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