Saturday, 24 May 2008

Blue Mosque

Postmarked Taksim (Istanbul) and dated 3 August 1983.
The Blue Mosque
Istanbul - Turkey.
The Blue Mosque, also known as the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Istanbul. It is decorated inside with more than 20,000 handmade tiles. Construction was started in 1609.  The historic areas of Istanbul are UNESCO listed as a World Heritage Site.
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1 comment:

  1. Nice postcard! I visited the Blue Mosque last October when I made a trip to Turkey.


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