A view to Blue Mosque from Hagia Sophia

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The cascading domes and six slender minarets of the Sultanahmet Mosque (better known as the "Blue Mosque") dominate the skyline of Istanbul. In the 17th century, Sultan Ahmet I wished to build an Islamic place of worship that would be even better than the Hagia Sophia, and the mosque named for him is the result. The two great architectural achievements now stand next to each other in Istanbul's main square, and it is up to visitors to decide which is more impressive.

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Comments (393)

H.İbrahim Üzmezoğlu on March 5, 2012

Harika kompozisyon.Mükemmel görüntü yakalamışsınız,tebrikler.LIKE.Selamlar

Ahmet Bekir on March 5, 2012

ziyaret ve güzel yorumunuz için çok teşekkür ederim Ibrahim bey, Makedonyadan selamlar, Ahmet

Erol Barutçugil on March 10, 2012

Kubbeler, minareler dünyasını pek güzel bir kareye yerleştirmişsiniz.Like.Selamlar.Erol

efejota. ¿VIEWS?, NO… on March 28, 2012

Woonderful framing



AngelUzquiza on April 1, 2012

Beautiful picture,Ahmet!


We are in contact!

Best wishes ,Angel

janusz_k on April 23, 2012

Very nice composition. L

Iva Castro on May 12, 2012

As cúpulas impressionam. Sua galeria é fantástica. Parabéns pelos belos trabalhos fotográficos e grata por comentar na minha galeria.

Giannino NO VIEWS on July 14, 2012

very charming picture - L I K E - greetings from Rome - Gianni

Ahmet Bekir on July 14, 2012

I appreciate all your comments and likes Pano friends, best wishes to you all, Ahmet

▓ ☻ galloelprimo ☻ ▓ on August 3, 2012

Excelente encuadre, unico en su especie, me gusta!! like 209 + + favorite 36

▓ ☻ galloelprimo ☻ ▓ on August 3, 2012
  • Agregado a mis lista de fotografos favoritos
GWHoffman on October 22, 2013

Beautifully composed. LK-217

Regards, Glenn

Ahmet Bekir on October 22, 2013

I am sincerely grateful to everyone who visited my gallery and commented my photos, kind regards from the heart of the Balkans, Ahmet

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    by Ahmet Bekir