Thursday, October 24, 2013
Interior lights of the blue mosque istanbul.
Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Blue Mosque Istanbul, Turkey
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is a historic mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior. It was built from 1609 to 1616, during the rule of Ahmed I.
Address: Istanbul, 35920
Height: 43 m
Architectural styles: Ottoman architecture, Islamic architecture
Architect: Sedefkar Mehmed Agha