Hagia Sofia at Istanbul (Constantinople city), Turkey - Travel inspiration and places to visit - and it's not even a mosque or church or museum.

Blue Mosque, #Istanbul

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.

Istanbul - Taksim - Galata

Cafes & restaurants in the area of the Galata Tower (Galata Kulesi in Turkish), Istanbul, Turkey

Balat, Istanbul

Balat - one of the old traditional neighbourhoods that is being threatened with gentrification TURKEY

Dolmabahçe Sarayı, İstanbul

Bosphorus through the waterside gates of Dolmabahçe Palace-Istanbul By Monica Enne

Beautiful Islamic Architecture - Istanbul - 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 ”

Gardens made of sculpted sugar being carried at the festivities celebrating the circumcision of the sons of Sultan Ahmed III in the early 18th century. The gardens contain fruit trees, beds of tulips, pavilions and ornamental pools, one with a fountain and the other a rowing boat. The miniature painting is by Levni. Surname-i Vehbi.  TOPKAPI PALACE MUSEUM.

Gardens made of sculpted sugar being carried at the festivities celebrating the…

The staircase Camondo in Istanbul

In the Galata district of Istanbul, via Banks Avenue, a strange staircase connects this way street to the one located just above. This is the staircase Camondo, the name of a Sephardic Jewish family originally from Constantinople.

A dream like neighborhood in Istanbul: Kuzguncuk

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