Istanbul (not Constantinople...)

Cats on the roof of a mosque in picturesque Istanbul,Turkey. lucky cats, what a wonderful place to be

The City Walls of Constantinople.  ** I was going to put this under Asia, or maybe Europe. Maybe Architecture?

The City Walls of Constantinople. View of part of the Theodosian Walls, built by the Emperor Theodosius II approx to protect the city of Constantinople, now Istanbul.

Blue Mosque Hall, Istanbul, Turkey. lσvє ♥ #bluedivagal,

Interior of the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque) Istanbul, Turkey. The architectural style is Islamic, Late Classical Ottoman. The mosque was built in

1885 map of Constantinople

1885 Map of the Bronze age Etruscan capital city, modern İstanbul, Turkey. Etruscan: İLİAD = TURUAD = BİZANT ©Artur Uskumantur 2012 All rights reserved, may not be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without prior consent.

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

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