Hagia Sophia is gorgeous in person.

The interior of Hagia Sophia. Hagia Sophia is a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later an imperial mosque, and now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey.

The Library of Celsus in ancient Ephesus ~ Turkey.

The library of Celsus is an ancient Roman building in Ephesus, Anatolia, now part of Selçuk, Turkey. It was built in honour of the Roman Senator Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus by Celsus' son, Gaius Julius Aquila.

The Blue Mosque in Istanbul

Insider Istanbul Itinerary

Fairy chimney, Goreme, Cappadocia, Turkey #uwtmobile #travel

These cave dwellings, built into “fairy chimneys” near Goreme in Cappadocia in central Turkey, appear to have been occupied in the Late Bronze Age, around the time of the Hittite Empire. (Image courtesy of the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey)

ruins of the library in Ephesus, the rivaled the Egyptian library of Alexandria. The apostle Paul preached in this city. © Doug Nelson

PAUL'S JOURNEY - Ephesus, Turkey - Ruins of the library in Ephesus. The Apostle Paul preached in this city.

Somuncu Baba Mosque , Malatya , Turkey

Somuncu baba türbesi ve külliyesi. Darende Malatya by Abdullah Kaplan.