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Shapes and Details in Istanbul

black ceiling element, Süleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul

I found some interesting shapes and decorative details while at the big Ottoman sites in Istanbul (the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Süleymaniye Mosque).  So let’s start with those.

Blue Mosque, Istanbul

blue arch element, Blue Mosque, Istanbul

inlaid cabinet, Topkapi Palace, Istanbul

Ceiling of Mausoleum of Sultan, Istanbul

black ceiling element, Süleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul

chandelier, Blue Mosque, Istanbul

Topkapi Palace window, Istanbul

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  1. very cool

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    June 8, 2012
  2. Turkey is my current travel crush and your photos are fantastic! Thanks for posting!

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    June 8, 2012
    • Turkey was really fantastic! I have lots more photos and stories to post. I hope you make it there soon!

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      June 8, 2012

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