The great mosque in Kairouan, also known as the Sidi Okba Mosque (after the founder of Kairouan who built the first mosque on this site) is considered the fourth holiest site for the Muslims, right after Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem. The present day mosque was built in the 9th century. Over 400 columns from Carthage and other ancient sites were reused in building the mosque.
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ajcsousa (1804) 2005-09-28 6:03
Nice picture. Good composition. Great use of the repetition elements. Colors, light and textures are perfect. Well done
arifhuque (491) 2005-09-28 6:44
Great shot. I like the way you manage to capture the symmetry with a very slight angle.
maki (0) 2005-09-28 12:41
Interesting, geometrical, full of symetry composition. Great POV. All the best. maki
carobnica (1336) 2005-09-30 2:56
you have very special sense for architecture; for harmony and order...and this photo, well what to say...it's just GREAT; I like the repetition (translation) in this photo and symethry of course...
nice eye for this kind of photos....
starbug (6924) 2005-10-01 7:27
Hi Bojan, great shot! i really like the way you composed the arches,in perfect symmetry. the depth of view is also very good, and the general effect makes for a great architecture shot!
Mishe (3515) 2005-10-02 10:48
Prekrasna geometrija i umetnost.
alekpet (4663) 2006-01-24 3:25
Prekrasen prikaz na povtoruvačkite laci.
Prekrasna tekstura na dzidovite.
Se najubavo, Aleksandar
- Copyright: Bojan Stankovski (Bojan) (1630)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-07-28
- Categories: Architecture
- Exposure: f/3.2, 1/60 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Mosques around the world (I) (Arab countries) [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2005-09-28 6:01
- Favorites: 1 [view]