Ottoman Art

Ottoman Art

Beautiful angle on a photo of a Turkish mosque.

Istanbul: my kind of town

Beautiful angle on a photo of a Turkish mosque.

must find these arches and columns on a trip to #Istanbul... so inspired by @honestly_wtf

Istanbul

must find these arches and columns on a trip to #Istanbul... so inspired by @honestly_wtf

Domes of two greatest Istanbul Mosques (Sultanahmet and Haghia Sofya)

Domes of two greatest Istanbul Mosques (Sultanahmet and Haghia Sofya)

One of the domes in Hagia Sophia, Istanbul.

One of the domes in Hagia Sophia, Istanbul.

Sultanahmet Mosque,  Istanbul  • also known as the Blue Mosque • built from 1609 to 1616, during the rule of Ahmed I • design is the culmination of two centuries of Ottoman mosque and Byzantine church development

Sultanahmet Mosque, Istanbul • also known as the Blue Mosque • built from 1609 to 1616, during the rule of Ahmed I • design is the culmination of two centuries of Ottoman mosque and Byzantine church development

Talise Ottoman Spa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The biggest hammam in the Middle East—plus separate ladies’ and gentlemen’s spas, a couples’ spa, and treatments ranging from 30-minute facials to four-hour rituals using Aromatherapy Associates and Kerstin Florantin products.

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Talise Ottoman Spa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The biggest hammam in the Middle East—plus separate ladies’ and gentlemen’s spas, a couples’ spa, and treatments ranging from 30-minute facials to four-hour rituals using Aromatherapy Associates and Kerstin Florantin products.

1537  The Blue Dome of the Soltaniyeh Mosque (Iran). By Ottoman Turk Matrakçı Nasuh, a polymath who created a new form of art under Suleyman that depicted the topography of cities of the Ottoman Empire with great precision and detail. Istanbul University Library 5967.

1537 The Blue Dome of the Soltaniyeh Mosque (Iran). By Ottoman Turk Matrakçı Nasuh, a polymath who created a new form of art under Suleyman that depicted the topography of cities of the Ottoman Empire with great precision and detail. Istanbul University Library 5967.

Ottoman Architecture

Ottoman Architecture

Overlapping dome structure of the Blue Mosque #ottoman #architecture #bluemosque

Overlapping dome structure of the Blue Mosque #ottoman #architecture #bluemosque

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