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  • Sultan Ahmed Mosque - Istanbul
      Sultan Ahmed Mosque
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  • Sultan Ahmed Mosque - Istanbul
      Sultan Ahmed Mosque
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  • Sultan Ahmed Mosque - Istanbul
      Sultan Ahmed Mosque
    by Kuznetsov_Sergey
  •  Sultan Ahmed Mosque - Istanbul
  • Sultan Ahmed Mosque - Istanbul
      Sultan Ahmed Mosque
    by Kuznetsov_Sergey
 

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) is a historical mosque in Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey and the capital of the Ottoman Empire.
It was built between 1609 and 1616, during the rule of Ahmed I. The Sultan Ahmed Mosque has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Istanbul.

The mosque was to be built on the site of the palace of the Byzantine emperors, facing the Hagia Sophia (at that time the most venerated mosque in Istanbul) and the hippodrome, a site of great symbolic significance.

You can watch my 3 min 44 sec HQ Video Istanbul Sultan Ahmet Mosque part I out of my Youtube channel with Azan - Muslim Prayer Call (English).

Address: Sultanahmet district
Directions: You may watch my high resolution photo of Istanbul on the Google Earth according to the following coordinates 41° 0' 23.43" N 28° 58' 40.36" E or on my Google Earth Panoramio Sultan Ahmed Mosque .
Phone: +90 212 518 1319
Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultan_Ahmed_Mosque

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  • Written May 9, 2009
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