Things To Do In #Istanbul Details : http://www.travelmagma.com/turkey/things-to-do-in-istanbul

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.

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

The gorgeous Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmed Mosque) in Istanbul, Turkey. The mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior.

Prayer niche (mihrab) of the Beyhekim Mosque / Provenance : Konya / Date :Third Quarter ,Thirteenth centruy .Seljuk Period / Technique: Mosaic tile, Above the niche runs a verse from Koranic Sure 29. Around three sides in stylized ornamental Kufic the Throne Verse / Dimensions: 395x 280 cm

Prayer niche (mihrab) of the Beyhekim Mosque / Provenance: Konya / Date : Third Quarter, Thirteenth centruy.

Istanbul, Turkey

The Suleymaniye Mosque (Süleymaniye Camii, on the Third Hill with a ferries on the banks of the Golden Horn in the foreground, Istanbul Turkey.

Fragment  Date:     16th century Geography:     Turkey Culture:     Islamic Medium:     Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas (kemha)

Back references from Album in Album for Album of photo: Ottoman Textiles in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Bowl | Iznik, Turkey, mi-16th century | Stonepaste; painted and glazed | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Bowl Date: century Geography: Turkey, Iznik Culture: Islamic Medium: Stonepaste; painted and glazed Dimensions: Diam. of Foot 9 in.

Peacock dish. Turkey, c. 1550. In the Persian culture that spread to the Ottoman court the bird is a symbol of royalty and power.

Peacock dish, Turkey, "Iznik" This dish offer the viewer a complex vegetal composition combining elements from the saz repertoire style of plant motif: Artichoke stems in bloom, flowers with swirling petals, tulips and perhaps delicate violets.

Dish | Iznik, Turkey, last quarter 16th century | Stonepaste; polychrome painted under a transparent glaze | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Dish Date: last quarter century Geography: Turkey, Iznik Culture: Islamic Medium: Stonepaste; polychrome painted under transparent glaze Dimensions: H.

WHO'S WHO IN TURKISH CULTURE AND ART : Sitki Olcar

Sıtkı Olçar was born in Kütahya in He was inspired by the soil of his native land and started making tiles passionately.

Carpet Date: 19th century Geography: Turkey, Konya Culture: Islamic Medium: Wool

Carpet Date: century Geography: Turkey, Konya Culture: Islamic Medium: Wool

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