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Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii)
Istanbul

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Turkish: Sultanahmet Camii) is the national mosque of Turkey, and 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 one of several mosques 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. The Sultan Ahmed Mosque has become one of the greatest tourist attractions of Istanbul.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultan_Ahmed_Mosque_(Istanbul)

Copyright: Sanalfotograf
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 4234x2117
Taken: 01/05/2008
Uploaded: 16/09/2008
Updated: 07/10/2014
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Tags: sultanahmet, camii, İstanbul; ayasaofya at meydanı, Çemberlitaş, topkapı, saray, alman Çeşmesi, dikili taş,
  • prasad almost 2 years ago
    Exlent place every body see it
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