Istanbul, Turkey

Constantinople-the capital of the eastern Roman empire; capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, now called Istanbul.

New Mosque, Istanbul

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

İstanbul, 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.

Istanbul’s historical mosque is called the Blue Mosque by foreign visitors because of its interior tiles. Construction work began on this masterpiece in 1609 and took seven years to complete. The mosque is such a popular attraction that admission is controlled so as to preserve its sacred atmosphere.

Istanbul’s historical mosque is called the Blue Mosque by foreign visitors because of its interior tiles. Construction work began on this masterpiece in 1609 and took seven years.


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