Photos of the Sultanahmet district: the Hagia Sophia which construction was completed in 537, which was converted into a mosque in the fifteenth century by the Ottomans and the famous Blue Mosque, which dominates in the seventeenth century the district its 6 minarets. Photos of the Basilica Cistern, Byzantine underground cistern built under Constantine.
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The tulip is a flower bulb from Turkey (not Holland!). We understand better why the city of Istanbul celebrates spring by spending huge sums in honor of this flower, adorning all its parcs and gardens with so beautiful tulips!
21 pictures, last one added on May 04, 2011 Album viewed 73 times