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"Selimiye Mosque was originally constructed during 1209 and 1228 as the Saint Sophia Cathedral. The Kings of Cyprus were crowned here until the Venetians took control of the island in 1489. This ancient building is the chief mosque in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus."

 

From en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selimiye_Mosque_(Nicosia)

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Taken on May 3, 2008