Istanbul contains an incredible number of mosques. Image credit: Moyan Brenn
Istanbul is the largest city in the Middle East and contains nearly 3,000 active mosques.
Here is a list of three of the most amazing mosques in Istanbul.
Blue Mosque images
Blue Mosque, Istanbul Turkey.
The Blue Mosque, a historical mosque and a symbol of Istanbul. The mosque is known as the Blue Mosque because of blue tiles surrounding the walls of interior design.
Istanbul, view of the Blue mosque during sunset.
The main dome of Süleymaniye Mosque is 53 meters high and has a diameter of 27.5 meters.
The Süleymaniye mosque in Istanbuk is 98,000 square metres.
Hagia Sophia Mosque
Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey is a former patriarchal basilica, later a mosque, now a museum.
Hagia Sophia built as the new Cathedral of Constantinople by the Emperor Justinian in 360 AD.
Panaroma view of Blue Mosque and
Hagia Sophia in Istanbul.
Where is Istanbul located
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