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|Entrance to Hagia Sophia|
Thereafter, I walked for four or five hours in the rain through the Topkapi Palace, seat of the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire, Hagia Sophia, the Greek Orthodox Basilica of Byzantine origin, later a mosue, and today strictly a museum, and the magnificent Blue Mosque.
|Half dome in The Blue Mosque|
|Textures and architectures vary greatly at Topkapi|
|Hollow, if not hallowed, tree, still living in Topkapi courtyard|
|The Blue Mosque from the city plaza.|