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!

The Yeni Valide Mosque, an Ottoman mosque in the city of Eminönü/ İstanbul/ Turkey

islamic-art-and-quotes: “Aerial View of the New Mosque (Yeni Camii) in Istanbul, Turkey (Ottoman Architecture) [This photo was earlier incorrectly labelled as the Selimiye Mosque in Edirne, Turkey.] Originally found on: islamic-cultures ”

Christ Pantocrator mosaic, Chora Church, Istanbul, Turkey

The Kariye Museum (Church of the Holy Savior in Chora), near the Byzantine city walls - Istanbul, Turkey - fantastic mosaics (circa

Dolmabahçe Sarayı (Dolmabahce Palace), Turkey

Dolmabahce Palace, fountain inside the garden. Though Classically-inspired as far as the facade goes;

The Bird Tower - Uskudar - Istanbul

Photograph The Bird Tower by Yaşar Koç on Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey

chora museum Istanbul

Inside The Chora Museum (ca. 1500 years old ancient Byzantium Church) Istanbul, Turkey