Blue Mosque or The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is an historic mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior. It was built during the rule of Ahmed I.
Hagia Sophia, now known as the Ayasophya Museum, is a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica (church) and later an imperial mosque in Instanbul, Turkey. It is considered one of the greatest and most beautiful buildings in history.
The symphony of colors (Yeni Cami, Istanbul, Turkey) By: Vadim Arshavsky jen-meade: This blows me away! sericite: buddhabrot: hikenow:llbwwb: The symphony of colors (Yeni Cami, Istanbul) By: Vadim Arshavsky
Saint Petersburg Mosque, Russia - Quote:"The walls were made with grey granite and the dome and both minarets (tower) are covered with mosaic ceramics of sky-light-blue colour. Skilled craftsmen from Central Asia took part working on the mosque.
Byzantine design AD) at the Kariye Museum (Turkey). Adorned with mosaics and frescoes that were created in the century and illustrate the lives of Christ and the Virgin Mary. Rivalled only by mosaics adorning churches in Ravenna, Italy.