Hadrianapolis to become Christian pilgrimage centre
|Works have been continuing in the ancient city of Hadrianapolis which Turkish officials hope to turn into a center of pilgrimige for Christians [Credit. AA]|
“German researchers working in this area have said that the Christian world will show an interest there. [So] when the works are completed, it will open to tourism, becoming a pilgrimage center. The church of Hagia Sophia in the ancient city will be covered and the mosaics in it will be displayed, ” Şahin said.
Source: Hurriyet Daily News [September 19, 2013]
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