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General view of Obelisk of Theodosius (Obelisk of Tuthmosis III) and minarets of Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Courtyard door detail. Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Quranic inscription carved in marble on mosque portal. Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Quranic inscription. Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Close view of Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
One of the minarets of Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Door detail. Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Door handle. Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Courtyard of Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Halilu'r Rahman Mosque. Urfa, Turkey. 2012 April 21.
View of the courtyard of Halilu'r Rahman Mosque and the Pool of Abraham (Balikli Göl). Urfa, Turkey. 2012 April 21.
Courtyard of Halilu'r Rahman Mosque from Pool of Abraham (Balikli Göl). Urfa, Turkey. 2012 April 21.
Courtyard of Halilu'r Rahman Mosque and Pool of Abraham (Balikli Göl). Urfa, Turkey. 2012 April 21. The legendary Pool of Abraham (Balıklıgöl) where Abraham was thrown into the fire by Nimrod. The pool is in the courtyard of the Halilu'r Rahman Mosque, built by the Ayyubids in 1211.
Halilu'r Rahman Mosque and the Pool of Abraham (Balikli Göl). Urfa, Turkey. 2012 April 21. The legendary Pool of Abraham (Balıklıgöl) where Abraham was thrown into the fire by Nimrod. 
The pool is in the courtyard of the Halilu'r Rahman Mosque, built by the Ayyubids in 1211.
General view of the Pool of Abraham (Balikli Göl) and Halilu'r Rahman Mosque. Urfa, Turkey. 2012 April 21. The legendary Pool of Abraham (Balıklıgöl) where Abraham was thrown into the fire by Nimrod. 
The pool is in the courtyard of the Halilu'r Rahman Mosque, built by the Ayyubids in 1211.
Whirling dervishes at Yenikapi Mevlevihanesi. Istanbul, Turkey. 2011 December 01.
Emperor's Mosque (Careva Džamija, Hünkâr Camii). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. Careva Džamija (Hünkâr Camii) is an important landmark in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, being the first mosque to be built in 1457 after the Ottoman conquest of Bosnia. It is the largest single-subdome mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina, built in the classical Ottoman style of the era. It was built by one Isaković-Hranušić who dedicated it to the Sultan, Mehmed the Conqueror, the conqueror of...
Star and crescent carved on a mosque's ablution fountain. Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 06. The star and crescent symbol only became associated with Islam in the mid-20th century, following its use in the national flags of various successor states of the Ottoman Empire.
Ottoman Cemetery. Veliki Park, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16.
Minaret of Emperor's Mosque (Careva Džamija, Hünkâr Camii). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. Careva Džamija (Hünkâr Camii) is an important landmark in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, being the first mosque to be built in 1457 after the Ottoman conquest of Bosnia. It is the largest single-subdome mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina, built in the classical Ottoman style of the era. It was built by one Isaković-Hranušić who dedicated it to the Sultan, Mehmed the Conqueror, the conqueror...
The minarets of ancient mosques still call Muslims to prayer. Sana'a, Yemen. 2005 January 17. The gingerbread houses of Old Sana’a and the large gate of Bab al Yemen are extraordinary sites to see. The minarets of ancient mosques still call Muslims to prayer even at odd hours of the early mornings, afternoons, and sundown. The small alleyways lined with stones leading to the souq still fill the air with scents of sweet spices. So much of this magnificent city and its ways are palpable today as they...
Minaret and traditional old houses. Sana'a, Yemen. 2005 January 17.
Traditional architecture in the old city of Sana'a, Yemen. 2005 January 17. The minarets of ancient mosques still call Muslims to prayer even at odd hours of the early mornings, afternoons, and sundown.
One of the world's oldest cities, and its rich history reveals itself throughout the narrow streets lined with centuries-old buildings. Sana'a, Yemen. 2005 January 16.
The most authentic and significant examples of the extraordinary urban civilization. Sana'a, Yemen. 2005 January 17. Situated in a mountain valley at an altitude of 2,200 m, Sana’a has been inhabited for more than 2,500 years. The ochre of the buildings blends into the bistre-colored earth of the nearby mountains. Within the city, minarets pierce the skyline and spacious green bustans (gardens) are scattered between the densely packed houses, mosques, bath buildings and caravanserais.
Old minaret and traditional multi-storey houses. Sana'a, Yemen. 2005 January 17. The houses and public buildings of Sana'a, which have become vulnerable as a result of contemporary social changes, are an outstanding example of a traditional, Islamic human settlement.
Tower houses and mosque minaret in old Sana'a. Yemen. 2005 January 17. Old Sana'a is a unique jewel of Arab Muslim architecture and urbanism.
The oldest inhabited place in the world. Sana'a, Yemen. 2005 January 17. The city is ancient, having been inhabited for more than 2,500 years, and has a rich religious heritage with 103 mosques and over 6,000 houses built before the 11th century.
Wall of names. Srebrenica Genocide Memorial and Cemetery to Genocide Victims. Potočari, Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 20.
Wall of names. Srebrenica-Potočari Genocide Memorial Cemetery. Potočari, Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 20.
8372 Total number of victims which is not final. Srebrenica-Potočari Genocide Memorial Cemetery. Potočari, Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 20.
The gravestones of the victims at the Srebrenica Genocide Memorial Cemetery. Potočari, Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 20.
The gravestones of thousands of victims at the Srebrenica Genocide Memorial Cemetery. Potočari, Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 20.
Muqarnas from the entrance of Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 10.
The ablution fountain. Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 12.
Ablution fountain. Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 12.
The ablution fountain. Gazi Husrev-begova Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 12.
Emperor's Mosque (Careva Džamija, Hünkâr Camii). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. 
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The ablution fountain in the courtyard of Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 17.
View of Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge and Mosque of Vekil Harč (Hadžijska Džamija). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge (Šeher-Ćehajina ćuprija) is a bridge which crosses the River Miljacka in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the Ottoman rule, 13 bridges were built in Sarajevo. One of the most impressive ones is Šeher Ćehaja Bridge. It was built in 1585/1586.
Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge and Mosque of Vekil Harč (Hadžijska Džamija). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge (Šeher-Ćehajina ćuprija) is a bridge which crosses the River Miljacka in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the Ottoman rule, 13 bridges were built in Sarajevo. One of the most impressive ones is Šeher Ćehaja Bridge. It was built in 1585/1586.
A Martyr's tombstone. Martyrs' Memorial Cemetery Kovači. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 10. The Siege of Sarajevo was the longest siege of a capital city in the history of modern warfare. Sarajevo was besieged from 5 April 1992 to 29 February 1996. A total of 13,952 people were killed during the siege. The siege lasted three times longer than the Battle of Stalingrad and more than a year longer than the Siege of Leningrad.
Blagay Tekkesi (Blagaj Tekija, Blagaj Sufi Lodge). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 11. The Blagaj Tekija stands by the source of the Buna river. The ensemble of the Blagaj Tekke was presumably built very soon after Ottoman rule was established in Herzegovina around 1520 at the latest.
Detail from Blagaj Tekija (Blagay Tekkesi, Blagaj Sufi Lodge). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 11.
View of Blagaj Sufi Lodge (Blagaj Tekija, Blagay Tekkesi). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 11. The Blagaj Tekija stands by the source of the Buna river and was built around 1520, with elements of Ottoman architecture.
View of Blagaj Sufi Lodge (Blagaj Tekija, Blagay Tekkesi). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 11. The Blagaj Tekija stands by the source of the Buna river. It was built around 1520, with elements of Ottoman architecture.
Blagaj Sufi Lodge (Blagaj Tekija) and Vrelo Bune (Buna Spring). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 11. The ensemble of the Blagay Tekkesi was presumably built very soon after Ottoman rule was established in Herzegovina around 1520 at the latest. Vrelo Bune is a strong karstic spring, emerging from hugh karstic cavern beneath a high vertical cliff. This region is specific for the diversity of its above-ground and underground hydrography. The source of the Buna river is the finest example of an underground...
Source of the Buna river (Vrelo Bune) and the Blagaj Sufi Lodge (Blagaj Tekija, Blagay Tekkesi). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 11. The Blagaj Tekija stands by the source of the Buna river and was built around 1520, with elements of Ottoman architecture. Vrelo Bune, the source of the Buna river is a strong karstic spring. The river flows west for approximately 9 kilometres and joins the Neretva near the village Buna.
Blagaj Sufi Lodge (Blagay Tekkesi, Blagaj Tekija). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 11. The ensemble of the Blagaj Tekke was presumably built very soon after Ottoman rule was established in Herzegovina, around 1520 at the latest.
View of Blagaj Sufi Lodge (Blagay Tekkesi) and Vrelo Bune (Buna Spring). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 11. The Blagaj Tekija (Blagaj Sufi Lodge), also known as Blagay Tekkesi, stands by the source of the Buna river (Vrelo Bune). It was built around 1520, with elements of Ottoman architecture. Buna Spring (Vrelo Bune), one of the strongest spring in Europe and extremely cold water. The Buna flows west for approximately 9 km, starts at Blagaj and meandering through villages Blagaj, Kosor, Malo Polje,...

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