Blue mosque, Istanbul

*TURKEY ~ Sultanahmet (or Blue) Mosque interior and ceiling, was built in Istanbul (?stanbul), in the present-day Republic of Turkey.

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.

The Rüstem Pasha Mosque (Turkish: ' Rüstempaşa Camii') is an Ottoman mosque located in Hasırcılar Çarşısı (Strawmat Weavers Market) in the Tahtakale neighborhood, of the Fatih district of Istanbul, Turkey. The Rüstem Pasha Mosque was designed by Ottoman imperial architect Mimar Sinan for Grand Vizier Damat Rüstem Pasha. Info Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%C3%BCstem_Pasha_Mosque ;

Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque), Istanbul, Turkey - 13 Fascinating Places Spiced Up with Amazing Architecture

ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE - The Sehzade Mosque, Istanbul, TURKEY - MIMAR SINAN Architect.

The Sehzade Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey built by Architect Mimar Sinan during the reign of Emperor Suleiman, the Magnificent of the Ottoman Empire

Istanbul ...the wonderful Hagia Sophia ! Built by mimar Sinan, ordered by roxelena  sultan hurrem! • Only Patheon in Rome has slightly bigger dome than the dome of Hagia Sophia in the world. • Hagia Sophia as a museum has both Christian and Islamic influences and features today.• Sophia means Wisdom in Greek Language. When we translate the full name of Hagia Sophia to English it is Shrine of The Holy of God.

Hagia Sophia - Was a Greek orthodox Christian Patriarchal basilica (church), later an imperial mosque, and how a museum (Ayasofya Müzesi) in Istanbul, Turkey.

Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Türbesi: it is an Ottoman imperial mosque, being the second largest mosque in the city. This is located on the second Hill of Istanbul, Turkey and is one of the best-known sights of the city.

Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Türbesi: it is an Ottoman imperial mosque, being the second largest mosque in the city. This is located on the second Hill of Istanbul, Turkey and is one of the best-known sights of the city.

suleymaniye mosque (2nd largest mosque ordered by suleiman the magnificient and designed by mimar sinan)

suleymaniye mosque largest mosque ordered by suleiman the magnificient and designed by mimar sinan)

Sokullu Mehmet Paşa Camii / Kadırga - 1970 Ara Güler) 1571 yılında Mimar Sinan tarafından yapıldı

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Mimar Sinan   (www.sinanasaygi.org, Photo by Mehmet Karabulut )

Mimar Sinan (www.sinanasaygi.org, Photo by Mehmet Karabulut )

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