Travel Photo: Hagia Sofia series The Empress and her court

The Empress and her court, originally uploaded by Fun Lilliy.

The thron of The Empress was placed on the left side of this photo where The Loge of The Empress was.
Quoted from Wikipedia:

"From there the empress and the court-ladies would watch the proceedings down
below. A round, green stone marks the spot where the throne of the empress

Turkish Phrase of the day:
Daha yavas konusur musunuz lutfen? / daha yavash konushur moosunooz lootfen? = Can you speak more slowly please?


Soultravelers3 May 23, 2009 at 11:55 AM  

We loved the Hagia Sofia! Thanks for bringing back some fond memories!

Lilliy May 24, 2009 at 2:59 PM  

Yes I really enjoyed Istanbul. It has become one of my most favorite cities in the world.The Hagia Sofia is one of the most amazing buildings I have seen every corner represents a certain era. So full of history and so beautiful at the same time.

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