A few Pictures from Yeni Camii or The New Mosque

Next stop was the New Mosque or how it is called here: Yeni Camii. Not sure why they call the Blue Mosque blue but this one is very blue as well. And way less tourists at all times. But first one has to walk there - or take the tram that goes down there as well. The famous Hagia Sophia - now a museum Someone is not to happy about the EU Some pickled vegetables at the fish stand next to the bridge The…

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A visit to the Sultanahmet Mosque or Blue Mosque in Istanbul

The Sultanahmet Mosque is the one where all the tourists go. And it is worth it - but than do not miss and visit the other big ones as well. The Sultanahmet Mosque or Blue Mosque is very impressive from the outside and great from the inside. Built from 1609 to 1616, during the rule of Ahmed I it is still used as a mosque - that became one of the biggest tourist attractions of Istanbul. But the other big ones are much quieter…

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