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My Turkey: Meet the cat that guards the Hagia Sophia

Gli is a cross-eyed adorable cat that has been living in Hagia Sophia for the past 15 years. The Hagia Sophia is more than 2,000 years old and is one of the most extraordinary structures ever built. It has been a temple, church, mosque and museum through its long history. See the Hagia Sophia through the eyes of Gli, the cat who guides. #HagiaSophia #Ayasofya #istanbul

Hagia Sophia will remain Gli's home

Hagia Sophia will remain Gli's home

A historical change to Hagia Sophia, but its cuddly guardian still reigns

A historical change to Hagia Sophia, but its cuddly guardian still reigns

Historical Moments: The first khutbah (sermon) of Hagia Sophia Mosque after 86 years

Historical Moments: The first khutbah (sermon) of Hagia Sophia Mosque after 86 years

Prayer restrictions lifted in Hagia Sophia

Prayer restrictions lifted in Hagia Sophia

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