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Tomb of Mevlana Jalal ad-Din Rumi. Konya, Turkey. 2013 December 08.
Close view of Mausoleum of Mevlana Jalal ad-Din Rumi. Konya, Turkey. 2013 December 08.
Mausoleum of Rumi. Konya, Turkey. 2013 December 08.
Mausoleum of Mevlana Jalal ad-Din Rumi. Konya, Turkey. 2013 December 08.
Detail from entrance to Tomb of Rumi (Mevlana Museum). Konya, Turkey. 2013 December 08.
Tomb of Rumi and Konya Selimiye Mosque. Konya, Turkey. 2013 December 08.
Shams Tabrizi Mausoleum. Konya, Turkey. 2013 December 08.
Whirling dervishes during Mevlevi Sema Ceremony at Bahariye Mevlevihanesi. Istanbul, Turkey. 2013 December 04.
Young whirling dervishes during sema ceremony at Bahariye Mevlevihanesi. Istanbul, Turkey. 2013 December 04.
Whirling dervishes during sema ceremony at Bahariye Mevlevihanesi. Istanbul, Turkey. 2013 December 04.
Whirling dervishes at Bahariye Mevlevihanesi. Istanbul, Turkey. 2013 December 04.
Whirling dervishes at Bahariye Mevlevihanesi. Istanbul, Turkey. 2013 December 04.
Dervishes. Yenikapi Mevlevihanesi. 2012 September 05.
Whirling Dervishes. Yenikapi Mevlevihanesi. 2012 September 05.
Obelisk of Theodosius (Obelisk of Tuthmosis III) and minarets of Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
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.

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