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B: Next to Sultan Ahmed Mosque, there is another famous Istanbul landmark: Hagia Sophia. It was originally a cathedral, then became a mosque, and now it’s a museum.

A: Can you still see elements of the cathedral?

B: Yes, you can still see many golden mosaics, which were covered with plaster after it became a mosque, but have now been restored.

B: 就在蘇丹艾哈邁德清真寺附近,還有伊斯坦堡另一個知名地標︰聖索菲亞大教堂。它原本是一座大教堂,後來又轉型為清真寺,目前則被當作博物館。

A: 妳還可以看到大教堂的元素嗎?

B: 可以啊,還能看到不少鑲金的馬賽克畫,在轉型為清真寺後,曾被石膏覆蓋著,現在都修復了。

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