Floating underground  Basilica Cistern, Istanbul

Basilica cistern - Istanbul, Turkey - From National Geographic's Best Spring Trips 2012

Sunset over the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey.

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.

Taksim, Beyoğlu, Istanbul

Istiklal Avenue in Taksim, Istanbul (Turkey). Independence Avenue) is one of the most famous avenues in Istanbul, Turkey, visited by nearly 3 million people in a single day over the course of weekends.

Stairs of Beyoglu, Istanbul (2013)

75 places so colorful it’s hard to believe they’re real [pics]

Stairs of Beyoglu, İstanbul, Turkey. Make sure you add this to your bucket list of places to see. Check out more amazing pins of Turkey at

Konya'da sema whirling dervishes- “We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust” ~ Rumi

Whirling Dervishes in Konya, Central Anatolia, Turkey - “We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust” Rumi

Hagia Sophia....pretty much the pinnacle of Christian architecture outside of Rome.. (even though it has been converted into a Mosque in present day times)

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

Istanbul

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.

...or with Turkish Airlines, maybe an afternoon in Istanbul!!!

Constantinople-the capital of the eastern Roman empire; capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, now called Istanbul.

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