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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Inside


It was far too large and far too dark to get any pictures that convey just how huge and magnificent the interior is. Here's a small section, taken from the upper gallery.

For more than a thousand years, this was the largest cathedral in Europe. When you consider that it was built in the 6th century -- the 6th century! -- you start to get a sense of just how impressive, how mighty,  Constantinople was.

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