Historic neighborhood of Arnavutköy in Istanbul, Turkey

The Bosphorus Villages of Arnavutköy, Turkey. Arnavutköy is a historic neighborhood in Istanbul, famous for its wooden Ottoman mansions and seafood restaurants, as well as the campus of the prestigious Robert College with its centennial buildings.

The Selimiye Mosque, an Ottoman mosque in the city of Edirne, (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 ”


Istanbul, Turkey - The marble base pedestal of the Egyptian Obelisk of Theodosius Hippodrome Istanbul Turkey

French Street in Istanbul

If New York has Chinatown and Little Italy, then Istanbul has "French Street" full with tented buildings, street musicians, cafés, bars and art centers. Photo by Aniarenia

Traditional Akyaka house, Turkey: architect Nail Cakirhan

Traditional Akyaka house, Turkey: architect Nail Cakirhan (Aga Khan Award for Architecture )

Bodrum "Crusaders" Castle - houses worlds foremost underwater archaeology museum!

Crusader castle in Bodrum harbor, Turkey. Bodrum Kalesi was built by the Knights Hospitaller starting in 1402 as the Castle of St. Peter or Petronium.