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sehzade mosque Mosques

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…
obelisk Other

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 Mosques

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 Other

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

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 Other

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

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

Chora Museum (Kariye Müzesi in Turkish); is a great example of Byzantine Architecture. Bigger than its neighbor Pammakaristos, much smaller than Hagia…
Hagia sophia view Museums

One of the most impressive buildings throughout the centuries, Hagia Sophia is still in must visit list of every traveler. Hagia Sophia,…
Topkapi Palace view Museums

Settled on the best panorama viewpoint of Bosphorus, dominating Golden Horn, Topkapi Palace was the residence of the Sultans from Mehmet the…