Magic of the Blue Mosque

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UploadedApril 18, 2012
TakenApril 1, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D300S
Exposure1/8 sec at f/9
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length36 mm

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One of the most famous monuments of Turkish and Islamic architecture. This imperial place of worship is the only mosque that was originally built with six minarets.

Although it is popularly known as the Blue Mosque, its real name is Sultan Ahmet Mosque.

It is called the Blue Mosque because of its interior blue tiles and paintwork.

But if you are lucky, sometimes at dusk, the dome and towers of this mosque become bluish.

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