Istanbul, Turkiye

Istanbul is the largest city in the Middle East and contains nearly active mosques. This is a list of three of the most amazing mosques in Istanbul.

Sunset over the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.

Sunset over the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii or Blue Mosque) - Istanbul, Turkey - Built 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.

Hagia Sophia is gorgeous in person.

The interior of Hagia Sophia. Hagia Sophia is a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later an imperial mosque, and now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey.

Insider Istanbul: Where to Eat, Sleep, and Explore - Condé Nast Traveler - Galata Tower

Insider Istanbul: Where to Eat, Sleep, and Explore

Turkey Travel Inspiration - Insider Istanbul: Where to Eat, Sleep, and Explore - Condé Nast Traveler - Galata Tower

If you get a chance to visit Istanbul, don't forget to go and see those reflective stones. People named this as "The Stone Mirror". In this picture the way the stone mirror reflected that building really amazes us. Definitely this is a place to pay a visit.

The Stone Mirror - Istanbul, Turkey. People named this "The Stone Mirror". The way the stone mirror reflects this building is really amazing. Definitely a place to visit.

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Taksim Square, Istanbul, Turkey tramway Ozer Kurt -- Not only does this site have historical significance, but also has great shopping! If you like Mavi, there are 3 along the main shopping road!

Turkish Spice vendor, Istanbul, Turkey | Photo and caption by John Lacey | to share on http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/traveler-magazine/photo-contest/2011/entries/67452/view/

Turkish Spice vendor, Istanbul, Turkey -- the Spice Market -- very large and impossible to catch in a photo

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Saint Petersburg Mosque, Russia - Quote:"The walls were made with grey granite and the dome and both minarets (tower) are covered with mosaic ceramics of sky-light-blue colour. Skilled craftsmen from Central Asia took part working on the mosque.

Fish boats & Suleymaniye Mosque night, Istanbul

Estambul ** by Uxio Rivas Fish boats & Suleymaniye Mosque night I Eminonu, Istanbul ”

Istanbul, Turkey

Maiden's Tower (Kiz Kulesi) in Istanbul. Located on a small island this tower has legends told and mysteries unsolved around it. Boats depart from the shores of the Bosphorus to the Maiden's Tower.

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