Istanbul

“Puss-in-Boots” by Efemir Art. A black cat guards the way to the Galata Tower, Istanbul, Turkey.

Anatolian Seljuk Mosque | Turkey

Turkey has always been very high on our must-see list. This picture just makes me want to go NOW! Beautiful Turquoise in Anatolian Seljuk Mosque, Turkey. Study the architecture

Princess Durri-Chechvar Sultane    Princess and daughter of Caliph Abdulmecid II  (born May 30, 1868, Constantinople, Ottoman Empire [now Istanbul, Tur.]—died Aug. 23, 1944, Paris, Fr.), was the last caliph and crown prince of the Ottoman dynasty of Turkey.

Dürrüşehvar Sultan - Princess Durri-Chechvar Sultane Princess and daughter of Caliph Abdulmecid II (born May Constantinople, Ottoman Empire [now Istanbul, Tur.), was the last caliph and crown prince of the Ottoman dynasty of Turkey.

İstanbul,Turkey,topkapı sarayı

Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey - the crown jewel of the Ottoman Empire and the residence of the Ottoman sultans from 1465 to So many beautiful things one's brain can't absorb it all.

Topkapi Palace Istanbul

Topkapi Palace Istanbul, actually parts of it reminded me of places I have seen in India i. inlay work or building constructions.

Chichak, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the 15th-16th century by cavalry of the Ottoman Empire, consisting of a rounded bowl with ear flaps, a peak with a sliding nose guard passing through the peak, and an extension in the back to protect the neck. A presentation gift to the Russian court. Delegates from abroad would present their precious shields, helmets, ceremonial armor, and opulent silks and velvets in an elaborate parade before Russian dignitaries. Moscow Kremlin…

This helmet that I (Suleyman) paid for is a all silver/ gold helmet, these were especially made for the best warriors.

hurrem sultan..the most beautiful who was the most powerful woman in the ottoman. the legal wife of sultan suleyman

the most beautiful who was the most powerful woman in the ottoman. the legal wife of sultan suleyman

Map of the Ottoman Empire from the 1609 French edition of Mercator's Atlas, augmented and published by Hondius.

The new army began their Western practices with French, Italian and English anthems accompanied by a band. Among Sultan Mahmud II’s official and.

Mardin, Turkey

Mardin, Turkey ----- Mardin has often been considered an open air museum due to its historical architecture. Most buildings use the beige colored limestone rock which has been mined for centuries in quarries around the area.

Çanakkale'de Kilitbahir Kalesi  Tarihi yapılarının yanı sıra köklü tarihini de yaşatmaya devam eden Kilitbahir Kalesi, Fatih Sultan Mehmet tarafından İstanbul kuşatması sırasında yaptırılmıştır.  1452 yılında yaptırılan kale Çanakkale'nin karşısında olan Kilitbahir köyünde bulunmaktadır.  Kale, Kanuni Sultan Süleyman'ın isteği üzerine restore edilmiştir ve 1870 yılında Sultan Abdülaziz tarafından tekrar restorasyonu yapılmıştır.

Çanakkale'de Kilitbahir Kalesi Tarihi yapılarının yanı sıra köklü tarihini de yaşatmaya devam eden Kilitbahir Kalesi, Fatih Sultan Mehmet tarafından İstanbul kuşatması sırasında yaptırılmıştır. 1452 yılında yaptırılan kale Çanakkale'nin karşısında olan Kilitbahir köyünde bulunmaktadır. Kale, Kanuni Sultan Süleyman'ın isteği üzerine restore edilmiştir ve 1870 yılında Sultan Abdülaziz tarafından tekrar restorasyonu yapılmıştır.

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