Blue Mosque, Istanbul..... 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 from 1609 to 1616, during the rule of Ahmed I. Its Külliye contains a tomb of the founder, a madrasah and a hospice.

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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, Istanbul, Turkey

Turkey Travel Inspiration - Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey *Peace between millions of Muslims, Christians, Buddhists - we are being manipulated against one another slow wars by The United States of Israel *

Istanbul, Turkey:  The Aya Sophia was built at the direction of Emperor Justine in the 6th century and has served as both Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic Church -- and for nearly 1000 years the largest in the world, until St Peter’s basilica was built. In 1453 the Ottoman Empire conquered Constantinople and renamed it Istanbul and at this point Süleyman the Magnificent transformed the then church into a mosque, added the minarets and changed the name to Aya Sofia.  by MichaelLevy

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.

This is the Dolmabahce  mosque in Istanbul , Turkey.  This mosque dates all the way back to the Ottoman Empire. I visited this mosque and I was amazed by the Islamic architecture and art.

This is the Dolmabahce mosque in Istanbul , Turkey. This mosque dates all the way back to the Ottoman Empire. I visited this mosque and I was amazed by the Islamic architecture and art.

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Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex built by Sinan the Architecht in 16 century is one of the wonders of Turkey in UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Edirne- Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex built by Sinan the Architecht in 16 century is one of the wonders of Turkey in UNESCO's World Heritage List.

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