Detail of the tribune of Haghia Sophia, 532-37, by Isidore of Miletus and Anthemius of Tralles, looking towards the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, or Blue Mosque, 1609-16, by Mehmet Aga, Istanbul, Turkey. The historical areas of the city were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Picture by Manuel Cohen.

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Detail of the tribune of Haghia Sophia, 532-37, by Isidore of Miletus and Anthemius of Tralles, looking towards the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, or Blue Mosque, 1609-16, by Mehmet Aga, Istanbul, Turkey. The historical areas of the city were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Picture by Manuel Cohen.

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