Warm @ayasofyamuze against cool-toned Istanbul skies.
I look at these mammoth architectures and am left awestruck at their design. Then my mind traces back to Mosques back in #Pakistan and the difference in structure may be be significant but the call of #Azaan in the square is a time-travel back to dear motherland. 🇵🇰
As I've mentioned before, the beauty of Islamic culture in Istanbul is one that truly encapsulates the feeling of home, the #Pakistani home.
Those heroes that shed their blood and lost their lives ... You are now lying in the soil of a friendly country. Therefore rest in peace. There is no difference between the Johnnies and the Mehmets to us where they lie side by side here in this country of ours ... You, the mothers who sent their sons from faraway countries, wipe away your tears; your sons are now lying in our bosom and are in peace. After having lost their lives on this land they have become our sons as well.
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Have a 360 degree view of Istanbul on top of the Galata Tower, which was built in 1348 by the Genoise as a watch tower. Witness the spread of history! #istanbuldelights
#Sille , 8 km north-west of #Konya Selçuk district of the province, an ancient Greek town. #Greek has the meaning mentioned herein belong to #Rome .
Archaeological data is that campus founded in 6000 years ago. #Roman , #Byzantine , has been an important religious center located on the road to #Jerusalem . White is one of the world's oldest and largest #monastery Monastery ("Hagios Khariton Monastery", "Deyr-i Eflâtun") in this village.
This charming village of Izmir named Sirince, with 600 inhabitants became world-famous when tourists flocked to the village in December 2012 to witness the Mayan Apocalypse, as New Age mystics believed the "positive energy" of the village would aid in weathering the apocalyptic catastrophe, during the 2012 phenomenon #Turkey#Sirince#Doomsday#safe#haven