The Blue Mosque in Istanbul

Insider Istanbul Itinerary

Eminönü, Istanbul, Turkey

Eminönü neighborhood in Istanbul, Turkey is a top place for tourists to visit. Discover the Spice Market, The New Mosque and taste freshly made mackerel sandwiches.

Istanbul Turkey.© Paul Edward Williams 2012

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii or Blue Mosque 1609 to 1616 ) on Sarayburnu or Seraglio Point with a ferry and the banks of the Golden Horn in the foreground, Istanbul Turkey.

Alman Çeşmesi - German Fountain near the Blue Mosque ~ Istanbul, Turkey

I took this photo on my first day in Istanbul - slightly jet lagged and very tired - in October

Istanbul’s historical mosque is called the Blue Mosque by foreign visitors because of its interior tiles. Construction work began on this masterpiece in 1609 and took seven years to complete. The mosque is such a popular attraction that admission is controlled so as to preserve its sacred atmosphere.

Istanbul’s historical mosque is called the Blue Mosque by foreign visitors because of its interior tiles. Construction work began on this masterpiece in 1609 and took seven years.

Suleiman Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Cruise to Istanbul by a ship may be the single biggest favor you do yourself this year. Book now for a cruise trip and spend some quality time in Turkey

Alay Köşkü (1890'lı yıllar. Gülhane. Abdullah Biraderler) istanbul

Alay Köşkü (1890'lı yıllar. Gülhane. Abdullah Biraderler) istanbul

Ara Güler, Üsküdar'da Sokak Yoğurtçusu. İstanbul. 1955.

- Inner courtyard of old wood houses in the Tophane district of Istanbul.

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