Saturday, 10 March 2007

Yeni Camii (New Mosque)

New Mosque (left) and Spice Bazaar (right)

New Mosque and Spice Bazaar from Hamdi restaurant

New mosque (foreground), and Süleymaniye mosque on hill behind

Interior of New Mosque, with blue Iznik tiles

Looking out fron the New Mosque

Started in 1597 and completed in 1663. This mosque is very prominent, being located near the waterfront at one end of the Galata Bridge.


Nick Zegarac said...

Poetic and daunting. Breathtakingly photographed.

Miguel Angel Servellón said...

It is a beautiful photography. Congratulations

Juhi said...

Beautiful... reminds me of my vacation in Turkey and the lovely people there!

pERiWinKle said...

ahhhh...thank you! you just made my day. the spice bazaar is the only place i'm still looking for...and you will not guess...i walked past it to the hamdi restaurant this evening!!!! :0)

thanks for posting these photos!!! I'm here right now and LOVE every minute in Istanbul! Crazy beautiful city!!!