Hagia Sophia to be restored significantly

Hagia Sophia Museum in Istanbul will be subjected to the most expensive restoration in its history. All details of the building, from the ornament to the interior finish with marble, will be restored and repaired.

The restoration process will also include certain sections, added to the Museum during the Ottoman Empire epoch.

Among other things, the fountain and the library of Mohammed I will also be restored.

The Museum’s Mohammed I library restoration process will take approximately 400 days. The library attracts much attention of historians and researchers. It will be opened for visitors after the restoration is complete.

English translation by BSN
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