The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Turkish: Sultan Ahmet Camii) is a historic mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior.
It was built from 1609 to 1616, during the rule of Ahmed I. Its Külliye contains a tomb of the founder, a madrasah and a hospice. The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is still popularly used as a mosque.
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sandpiper (6788) 2013-09-26 2:37
Good composition and great light
seres76 (1078) 2013-09-26 4:30
Merci pour votre fantastique pic... Belle composition et lumieré..
sevy (15367) 2013-09-26 7:21
Belle idée de composition entre la forme du jet d'eau et le minaret: les 2 équilibrent bien la composition et se font écho.
vjmite (4038) 2013-10-09 4:32
This is an unusual photo of a popular subject. Good composition with the purple fountain in the foreground and the orange minarets behind the trees. The planet (Venus?) in the sky is a nice touch.
- Copyright: Chatelier Patrick (photilus) (5550)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-09-22
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D700, 105mm f/2.5
- Exposure: f/2.5, 1/60 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-09-26 2:27