The numerical equivalent of Almighty God's blessed name "Allah" in the abjad calculation is 66. This number has been a source of inspiration for us as it has been an inspiration for many subjects in Islam, from architecture to art, from literature to mysticism. Thus, we've tried to explore this great temple in 66 steps. When you finish this book, you will know the interesting details of Hagia Sophia and observe a different secret in every corner.
During your 66-step discovery, you will literally travel through time and navigate through the golden pages of art history. Sometimes you will embark on a journey with the traces of the ancient temple of Rome, Hagia Sophia, and sometimes the Ottoman Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque. You will witness the contributions of the distinguished artisans of the Ottoman Civilization, especially Mimar Sinan, to Hagia Sophia.
When you walk through these 66 steps one by one and complete discovering the secrets of Hagia Sophia, becoming a Hagia Sophia Cultural Ambassador, you will now leave this "masterpiece" behind and reach the "Supreme Artist", Allah who created all the masterpieces.