Two must-see attractions in the historic district of Sultanahmet, Istanbul

Blue Mosque

Blue Mosque is the dominating aspects of the skyline in Istanbul. The magnificent structure has six minarets that shine silver in the light of the sun. The mosque was constructed close to four hundred years ago in about 1603 – 17 by Sultan Ahmet I. Sultan Ahmet I had the mosque built and designed so as to rival the grandeur of the great Haghia Sophia church, located just a short distance in the north. Continue reading “Two must-see attractions in the historic district of Sultanahmet, Istanbul” »