Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul is the largest city in the Middle East and contains nearly active mosques. This is a list of three of the most amazing mosques in Istanbul.

Sultan Ahmed Mosque at dusk

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior. It was built from 1609 to during the rule of Ahmed I. It is considered to be the last great mosque of the classical period.

Istanbul Bosphorus Bridge

Bosphorus Bridge, Istanbul, Turkey - the only place I have ever taken a taxi between continents! :-D Bosphorus Sunset Cruise

Aya Sofya, Istanbul

A perfect trip to Turkey

Now a museum, the Aya Sofya was a religious centre for Istanbul and the wider world for more than years. It began as a church in 537 under the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I and was.

Audrey Hepburn in Hagia Sophia, Istanbul.

thefashionofaudrey: Audrey Hepburn photographed at a museum in Istanbul (Turkey), in June Audrey was wearing: Dress: Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche (of the collection for the Spring/Summer of Handbag: Céline.


Before you retire to your quarters to pull on your house pants and watch movies in the comfort of your doona cocoon, may we suggest a looksee at these ever-so pretty snaps?

Topkapi Palace - Istanbul

The Topkapı Palace (Turkish: Topkapı Sarayı) is a large palace in Istanbul, Turkey, that was the primary residence of the Ottoman sultans for approximately 400 years of their reign.


Love this colourful picture of Istanbul and the Galata Bridge.