A new one has been added to the scandals: ‘heavy tonnage’ destruction to Hagia Sophia

The recent damage to Hagia Sophia, which came to the fore with the beating of the doors, is on the agenda. Finally, it was claimed that the platform, which was brought inside to clean the mosque, destroyed the marbles by breaking it due to its weight.

Hagia Sophia, which was officially opened for worship on July 24, 2020, with the name of Hagia Sophia-i Kebir Mosque-i Şerifi, has recently come to the fore with news of destruction.

The claims that some people ate the doors and some parts of Hagia Sophia due to their belief in magic attracted attention.


Transferred by the officials from Cumhuriyet to Sena Tufan information According to the news, the entrance door is closed from time to time in order to control the crowd.


Speaking to Tufan, tour guide Özlem Kabasakal claimed that a scissor platform was brought inside for cleaning and that this platform broke the marbles of the mosque in many places.


Kabasakal also stated that it was very crowded inside and used the following expressions:

“This historical building has been damaged greatly. When Hagia Sophia was a museum, it was visited with great respect. The inside is like a fair now.”


Finally, it has been learned that the X-ray devices at the entrance to the mosque, dating from the time of the museum and not used since Hagia Sophia was converted into a mosque, have been active for about two weeks.

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