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Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque), Istanbul, Turkey - 13 Fascinating Places Spiced Up with Amazing Architecture

Istanbul, Turkey

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

Did You Know??? The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 3,000 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily.

Did You Know? The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over shops which attract between and visitors daily. A very interesting and amazing place to shop.

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(Sultan Ahmet Camii) This is the Sultan Ahmet Mosque in Istanbul. It is also known as the Blue Mosque because of its blue tiles. It was built in 1609 by the Ottoman Sultan Ahmet I as the Islamic response to Hagia Sofia.

Istanbul, Turkey

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

Galata Tower, Istanbul, Turkey - Explore the World, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Galata Tower, built by the Genoese in before the Ottoman Conquest . Make sure to walk the district, very striking views of the Bosphorus thru narrow streets.

Ortaköy Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

ORTAKOY MOSQUE : was built by (Armenian Architect) Nigogos BALYAN. in Baroque-style for Sultan Abdulmecit, between in Istanbul. Nigogos new desing was tried in This Mosque and Dolmabahce Mosque.

Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya ) , Istanbul, Turkey

The Islamic decoration on the domes of the interior of Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya ) , Istanbul, Turkey

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