Hagia Sophia: Women with a headscarf and without shorts

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Even the hagiographies are covered
The entrance to the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, which has been converted and functions as a mosque, is only allowed for women if they wear a headscarf and are properly dressed,

"From now on, it will not be possible to enter the Hagia Sophia for women without a headscarf or wearing short skirts and shorts," writes odatv4.com, noting that the donation of a headscarf and a one-piece suit has also started at the entrance of the church. for tourists who will want to enter their interior.

At the same time, the Byzantine frescoes and mosaics from the day it was converted back into a mosque remain covered for the visitors of Hagia Sophia.

Although it was originally announced that -apart from prayer hours- the Hagia Sophia mosaics and murals would be in public view for the public, they remain covered. The same goes for marble mosaics, which are covered with heavy carpets.

Source: protothema.gr