The Great Mosque of Xi’an is the oldest and one of the most renowned mosques inChina. It was founded in 742 during the Tang Dynasty (618-907). However, much of the current Great Mosque of Xi’an was built during the Ming Dynasty and expanded during the Qing Dynasty.
The Blue Mosque of Istanbul is one of the most famous Muslim places of worship. Every year, it attracts millions of visitors amazed by its magnificent architecture. Located in the Sultanahmet district in Istanbul, it stands right in front of Hagia Sophia, as a symbol of the meeting between East and West.
Welcome to our series to discover Islamic heritage and increase our knowledge about our fantastic history. In our post today, we are going to discover a splendid mosque which has more than 1600 years of history. It the mosque called Hagia Sofia or Aya Sofya. This mosque is located in Turkey, Istanbul, precisely in the