Byzantine design AD) at the Kariye Museum (Turkey). Adorned with mosaics and frescoes that were created in the century and illustrate the lives of Christ and the Virgin Mary. Rivalled only by mosaics adorning churches in Ravenna, Italy.
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.