Aya Sofyadan Sultan Ahmet camii-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 (385)

Ahmet Bekir on May 19, 2012

Thanks my pano friends Shaun and nyxaaa, for all likes and comments, really appreciate all of them ...best wishes e saluti, Ahmet Bekir

Michele Miccoli on May 19, 2012

Extraordnary view!

YSL, congratulations!

Best regards, Michele

Pavel Culek on May 19, 2012

it looks very nice, liked (213), best wishes, Pavel

Albrecht H. on May 20, 2012

Very beautiful capture!!! LIKE 215

My best wishes - A.

dana ciszewska on May 20, 2012

Fantastic shot.L.Dana

bucefal on May 20, 2012

Beautiful domes. LIKE

Warm wishes, Roman

Rod Rich on May 21, 2012

Super composition. Like nr. 218

Best regards, Roman

KhoiTran on May 21, 2012

Very nice photo! Like!

Manol Manoman on May 21, 2012

Excellent shot! This is very beautiful pictuire!

I like it!

Best wishes,


jlcabaço (TravelJLC.… on May 21, 2012

◊221◊ Maravilhosa fotografia gostei. Deslumbrante trabalho Amigo Ahmet.....

Saudações de Portugal! jlc

Ahmet Bekir on May 21, 2012

Thanks my pano friends for all likes and comments...best wishes, Ahmet Bekir

horsanahory. sk on May 22, 2012

Fantastic shot..like and favorit!

Best wishes,

Milan, Slovakia

Carlo I. on May 22, 2012


Sassa Rancic on May 22, 2012

Fantastična fotka!



klerh on May 23, 2012

Thanks for your visiting.Nice album!Klerh from Greece.

Арсен Дарбишев on May 23, 2012

Красивое фото. мне очень понравилось

b.onosimoski on May 25, 2012

Фантастична композиција !


&ri.co on May 29, 2012

great!!! very well taken!!! like

Tivadar Preisz on May 30, 2012

Hello, hi, szia!Kedves!Ahmet Bekir :))!

Én meg az ilyen fotókat szeretem!

╩╦╩╦╩╦ [[[ Like 227 + YS 52 ]]] ╩╦╩╦╩╦

-------------Welcome to Budapest----Tivadar = Theodor

PriSka on June 2, 2012

ein faszinierendes bild! gefällt mir sehr!

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