Golden Horn, Istanbul

De Holden Horn, a deep estuary separating de old n new parts Istanbul, Marmara_ Turkey

Suleymaniye Mosque - Istanbul, Turkey

Photograph The Süleymaniye mosque by Necat ÇETİN -The Süleymaniye Mosque is an Ottoman imperial mosque located on the Third Hill of Istanbul, Turkey. It is the largest mosque in the city, and one of the best-known sights of Istanbul.


The Galata Tower — called Christea Turris by the Genoese — is a medieval stone tower in the Galata/Karaköy quarter of Istanbul, Turkey, just to the north of the Golden Horn's junction with the Bosphorus.

Sultan Ahmet Camii, İstanbul, Türkiye (1616)

Sunset over the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii or Blue Mosque) - Istanbul, Turkey - Built 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.

Night view at Ortaköy Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey

Night view at Ortaköy Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. Near this little waterside mosque are small restaurants…a lovely place for dining al fresco.

Galata Tower, Istanbul, Turkey - Explore the World, one Country at a Time.

Galata Tower, built by the Genoese in before the Ottoman Conquest . Make sure to walk the district, very striking views of the Bosphorus thru narrow streets.

Istanbul, Turkey ~ The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii or Blue Mosque…

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii or Blue Mosque 1609 to 1616 ) on Sarayburnu or Seraglio Point with a ferry and the banks of the Golden Horn in the foreground, Istanbul Turkey.

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Maiden's Tower (Kiz Kulesi) in Istanbul. Located on a small island this tower has legends told and mysteries unsolved around it. Boats depart from the shores of the Bosphorus to the Maiden's Tower.