Sultanahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque)

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The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Turkish: Sultanahmet Camii; is a 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. It was built between 1609 and 1616, during the rule of Ahmed I. Like many other mosques, it also comprises a tomb of the founder, a madrasah and a hospice. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultan_Ahmed_Mosque
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memos63 Over 1 year ago
nice pictures
oguzhanf Over 1 year ago
Beautiful shoots, thanks for sharing.
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