Ertugrul Actor Celal AL Witnessed Friday Prayers At Hagia Sophia
Prayers Held In Hagia Sophia After 86 Years
On Friday, the Dirilis: Ertugrul actor Celal AL who played the character of Abdul Rahman Alp in the historic drama serial offered prayers in the iconic Hagia Sophia Mosque.
Prayers in the 1500- years old iconic mosque took place two weeks after the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared the monument to open for the Muslims to worship there.
The Ertugrul actor Celal AL captured some historic moments as his Instagram stories. In the short video clip, the Turkish actor cannot hide his excitement after offering prayers in the historic mosque. Seems like his dream has come true!
The Turkish actor expressed his joy over the opening of the world-famous mosque after 86 years and said, “Emotions and feelings are indescribable. After 86 years again mosque. All the praise for Allah.”
Erdogan along with other cabinet ministers have joined the Friday prayers. Moreover, the Turkish President recited few verse from the Holy Qur’an before the prayers from the four minarets of Hagia Sophia.
It was witnessed that thousands of people started gathering outside the mosque from Thursday night so that they might get a chance to pray in the first row. Indeed, All Praise For Allah Almighty!
According to Turkish Media reports, recitation of the Holy Qur’an will go on for the whole day and the renowned landmark will remain open overnight.
The Hagia Sophia mosque is a vision as its breathtaking domes afloat making it a key historic place for tourism. Last year, around 3.7 million visitors got the chance to visit the landmark.