Prayer for Kurban Bairam in Hagia Sophia

Prayer for Kurban Bairam in Hagia SophiaA prayer was held for the first time today at dawn, after 86 years, in Hagia Sophia for the Muslim Holiday “Eid al-Adha”, according to Turkish media.

The prayer was celebrated by the Head of the Directorate of Religious Affairs, Ali Erbaş. Turkish media reported that before the prayer started, Hagia Sophia was full, as well as the square in front of the monument and the one in front of the Blue Mosque. The prayer that would take place in Hagia Sophia was announced last night.