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Haghia Sophia: The Mihrab

Mihrab is semicircular niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the qibla; that is, the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca and hence the direction that Muslims should face when praying. The wall in which a mihrab appears is thus the "qibla wall."

 

Haghia Sophia Interior- Fisheye

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Taken on March 14, 2012