1500 Years Old and Still Amazing
I am still amazed that this this building was built over 1500 years ago. I would be amazed if it was built last year - but the fact that Hagia Sophia was built in the 500s - unbelievable. You have to see it in person to feel is grandiose - its scale - its beauty. And the amazing thing is - I am not a big fan of any religion, but you gotta respect the way that the Muslims took over this church and combined both faiths. How come they could get along back in the day but not today? ----- A Day…
Hagia Sophia, Istanbul - massive dome, it is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture and is said to have "changed the history of architecture."
Visit Ravenna! Just a short stroll trough the old town to discover five UNESCO World Heritage Sites of rare beauty and deep spirituality. Justinian and Theodora welcome you into the majestic gold of the Basilica of St. Vitale; experience the strong emotions that accompany entry into the Mausoleum Galla Placidia,