loading...
Loading ...

Panoramische foto door Yavuz Sevimli - panoramikistanbul.com EXPERT Genomen 22:08, 14/12/2009 - Views loading...

Advertisement

Sultanahmetcamii

The World > Europe > Middle East > Turkey > Istanbul

  • Vind ik leuk / Vind ik niet leuk
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down

The Sultanahmet Mosque, known as the Blue Mosque, is the central element of the complex built by Ahmed I (1603-1617) and was completed after the sultan's death in 1617. Its architect is Mehmed Aga (d.1622), whose epithet "Sedefkar" refers to his mastery in mother-of-pearl. The mosque is considered to be the last example of Ottoman classical architecture; Mehmed Aga was an apprentice under Sinan (1450?-1588) and Davud Aga (d.1598), two architects whose works have defined the style of this period.

The mosque is composed of a large prayer hall unified under a single dome and an open courtyard to the northwest. It is oriented thirty-nine degrees east of south. An outer precinct, enclosed by a stonewall with windows, wraps around the mosque and court on all sides except for qibla. The elevation drops sharply towards the Bosphorus on the qibla wall side where a separate terrace and a royal kiosk were built on a partial basement.

comments powered by Disqus

Panorama's in de omgeving van Istanbul

map

A: Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

door Ergec Senturk, minder dan 10 meter hier vandaan

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Turkish: Sultanahmet Camii) is the national mosque of Turkey, and is a histo...

Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

B: Blue Mosque

door Nurcan Azaz, 10 hier vandaan

Blue Mosque

C: Sultan Ahmet Camii in Istanbul

door Alex Maksiov, 10 hier vandaan

Sultan Ahmet Camii in Istanbul

D: Sultan Ahmed (Blue Mosque) courtyard

door Mike Anton, 10 hier vandaan

(From Wikipedia) The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Turkish: Sultan Ahmet Camii) is a historic mosque in Istanb...

Sultan Ahmed (Blue Mosque) courtyard

E: Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii)

door Ugur Akbulut, 10 hier vandaan

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Turkish: Sultanahmet Camii) is the national mosque of Turkey, and is a histo...

Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii)

F: Blue Mosque Yard

door Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin, 10 hier vandaan

Blue Mosque Yard

G: Blue Mosque, Istanbul

door Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com, 20 hier vandaan

Courtyard of the Blue Mosque. It's just a view days before Ramadan and there had been built small ope...

Blue Mosque, Istanbul

H: Blue Mosque

door Chris Ellenbogen, 20 hier vandaan

Blue Mosque

I: Blue Mosque, Sultan Ahmet Mosque

door Dmitriy Krasko, 40 hier vandaan

Blue Mosque, Sultan Ahmet Mosque - the first largest and one of the most beautiful mosques of Istanbu...

Blue Mosque, Sultan Ahmet Mosque

J: Sultan Ahmed (Blue) Mosque

door Dan Bailey, 40 hier vandaan

Sultan Ahmed (Blue) Mosque

Dit panorama is genomen in Istanbul

Dit is een overzicht van Istanbul

Istanbul (historically Byzantium and later Constantinople; see the other names of Istanbul) is the largest city of Turkey and the third largest city in the world. The city covers 27 districts of the Istanbul province.
It is located on the Bosphorus Strait and encompasses the natural harbor known as the Golden Horn, in the northwest of the country. It extends both on the European (Thrace) and on the Asian (Anatolia) side of the Bosphorus, and is thereby the only metropolis in the world which is situated on two continents. In its long history, Istanbul served as the capital city of the Roman Empire (330–395), the East Roman (Byzantine) Empire (395–1204 and 1261–1453), the Latin Empire (1204–1261), and the Ottoman Empire (1453–1922). The city was chosen as joint European Capital of Culture for 2010. The historic areas of Istanbul were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985.

Deel dit panorama