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Istanbul, Turkey - Mosque of Sultan Ahmet I (interior)
Interior of the Blue Mosque or Mosque of Sultan Ahmet I with seven minarets. Completed in 1616 - architect Mehmet Aga. For next 250 years - most Sultans chose to perform their Friday noon prayers in the Blue Mosque because of proximity to the Topkapi Palace.
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
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