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Pammakaristos Fethiye inside See

Pammakaristos Church, known locally as Fethiye Mosque, is officially named Fethiye Museum. It is famous for its mosaics which cover the dome…
sehzade mosque See

Sehzade Mosque was constructed in 16th century. Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent ordered Architect Sinan to design an imperial mosque in memory of his beloved son, Prince…
Kalenderhane Mosque Istanbul See

Kalenderhane Mosque is formerly an Eastern Orthodox Church, converted into a mosque after conquest of Istanbul. It is not exactly known when…
blue mosque and german fountain See

German Fountain can be considered the symbol of Turkish-German friendship, which became closer in the 19th century. The Ottoman Empire was following…
obelisk See

Obelisk’s adventure began in the 15th century BC. The ruler of Egypt at that time, Thutmosis III, had this monument erected after…
Arab Mosque See

There isn't a specific information regarding when or by whom Arab Mosque was constructed. A legend says, in 715 AD, Arab Mosque…
Inside of St Anthony of Padua See

While wandering through crowded Istiklal Street, it is hard to miss the red brick Church of St. Anthony of Padua and its…
Sakirin Mosque See

Sakirin Mosque is considered as one of the most beautiful modern mosques in Turkey. It is located at the entrance of Karacaahmet…
grand bazaar street See

Grand Bazaar is considered as one of the oldest and largest covered markets in the world. In 1455, two years after the…
Blue Mosque See

Blue Mosque, its name comes from blue tiles surrounding the interior walls. It was constructed facing Hagia Sophia, in 1616, during the…