sultan ahmed mosqu

The Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii in Turkish), was commissioned by Sultan Ahmet I when he was only 19 years old. The construction initiated in 1609 and was completed in 1616. The mosque is representative of the Sunni Islam religion, and is one of three mosques in all of Turkey to consist of six minarets. 

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Blue mosque as seen from Hagia Sofia da Miemo Penttinen
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Travel photography from Istanbul, Turkey. November 2012.