Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet), Istanbul, Islamic Architecture, Iznik tiles by iamsufi, via Flickr

Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet), Istanbul, Islamic Architecture, Iznik tiles It's called the Blue Mosque in the West because if the blue Iznik tiles, You can see some here on the big column.

The Sultan Ahmet Mosque in Old Town Istanbul is better known by its nickname, the Blue Mosque, given for the thousands of azure tiles that cover its interior. The famed structure, with cascading domes and six minarets, was built beginning in 1609 by the 19-year-old Ottoman Sultan Ahmet I. He died just one year after its completion in 1616.

(Sultan Ahmet Camii) This is the Sultan Ahmet Mosque in Istanbul. It is also known as the Blue Mosque because of its blue tiles. It was built in 1609 by the Ottoman Sultan Ahmet I as the Islamic response to Hagia Sofia.

istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

Something from my bucket list is to travel to : istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey and go to the mosque there and say my prayers there.

Historical Beauty( Blue Mosque And The German Fountain, Istanbul, Turkey )..by Kuzeytac LSI

Blue Mosque And The German Fountain, Istanbul, Turkey Original Name In Turkish: Sultan Ahmet Cami and Alman Cesmesi . by Kuzeytac LSI on

The roof of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey

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The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Turkish: Sultanahmet Camii) is an historical mosque in Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey and the capital of the Ottoman Empire (from 1453 to 1923). The mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior.

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Turkish: Sultanahmet Camii) is an historical mosque in Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey and the capital of the Ottoman Empire (from 1453 to 1923). The mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior.

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