Commonly, it is known as the Blue Mosque, The Sultanahmet Mosque is on the must see list of any good site-seeing tour of Istanbul. It is a true marvel and a testament to builders of another age. The complexities of its vaults and tiling is a site to behold.
Visible from many spots around Istanbul, the Sultanahmet Mosque dominates the skyline.
September 8, 2009 + Budapest
(above photo © Jaime Silva) Iparművészeti Múzeum (Museum of Applied Arts) (36) 1 – 456 5100 1092 Budapest, Hőgyes Endre utca, Budapest, Hungary www.imm.hu. OPEN HOURS: 2:00 pm – 6:00pm Tuesday 10:00am – 6:00pm Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10:00am – 10:00pm Thursday In 1872 the Hungarian Parliament decided to purchase “industrial Vienna’s” 1873 World Exhibition and in 1890 a contest was held… Read More