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Ottoman Imperial Mosques – Istanbul (part 1)
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Ottoman Imperial Mosques – Istanbul (part 1)

Of all Ottoman heritage in Istanbul, the monumental Ottoman imperial mosques are the most important and surely the most visible. The biggest and the most impressive complexes are from the 16th and the 17th century, although mosques and surrounding complexes built in the 17th and the 18th century are equally significant and beautiful.



OTTOMAN IMPERIAL MOSQUES
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Ottoman Istanbul
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Ottoman Istanbul

I mentioned in my previous post that one reason why I like Istanbul is because of its history and historical sites. Certainly, firstly known as Byzantium and then Constantinople, it was a centre of power and a capital city of various empires for almost 16 centuries. But, the Ottoman legacy and monuments are the most visible today, although several structures older than 1000 years are still there, such as ...
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Istanbul

I am currently travelling across Turkey. My trip started in magnificent Istanbul. I have been to Istanbul six times before. However, this time I decided to spend a week there and explore the city in more detail. I have already seen the most important sites during my past visits. But, Istanbul is so full of history that there is always something new to discover.



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