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Zorpidis Travel Removes Istanbul from Tours Due to Hagia Sophia Decision

Athens-based tour operator Zorpidis Travel has removed visits to Istanbul from its itineraries following Turkey’s decision to convert the Hagia Sophia into a mosque.

Greece Reacts After Turkey Calls for Change of Hagia Sophia Status

Greece has sent a letter to UNESCO representatives, informing over Turkish government plans to reconvert Hagia Sophia into a mosque.

Turkey Again Calls for Change of Hagia Sofia Status

Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayipp Erdogan has yet again caused a stir in Greece, after requesting that the former Greek Orthodox church of Hagia Sophia be turned into a mosque.

Turkey’s High Court Rejects Plea to Turn Hagia Sophia into Mosque

Turkey’s High Court has ruled that the former Greek Orthodox church of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul cannot be used as a mosque and will remain a museum.