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.
These cave dwellings, built into “fairy chimneys” near Goreme in Cappadocia in central Turkey, appear to have been occupied in the Late Bronze Age, around the time of the Hittite Empire. (Image courtesy of the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey)
The Bosphorus Bridge, Istanbul, Turkey. The Bosphorus Bridge is one of the two bridges in Istanbul, Turkey, spanning the Bosphorus strait and thus connecting Europe and Asia. It is a gravity anchored suspension bridge with steel pylons and inclined hanger
The Şakirin Mosque is thought to be the first Mosque in Turkey to be designed by women and it’s beautiful. The Mosque which is situated in Istanbul combines a contemporary and modern design whilst paying homage to traditional Ottoman design.