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Ottoman Skyline The Gelata Tower overlooks the Golden Horn and provides an excellent view of the Fatih Mosque. The Fatih Mosque is an Ottoman imperial mosque located in the Fatih district of Istanbul, Turkey. It is one of the largest examples of Turkish-Islamic architecture in Istanbul and represented an important stage in the development of classic Turkish architecture.

Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul was Constantinople/Now it's Istanbul, not Constantinople/Been a long time gone, Constantinople/Now it's Turkish delight on a moonlit night...

  • Jackie Poulouktsi

    "Istanbul" comes from the Greek "eis stin poli"..."eistinpol" - which means "in the City" the city of course being Constantinopole!

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Kapalı Çarşı, Turkey

View of Istanbul and the Bosphorus, where artist Rachel Fairfax painted during her travels in Turkey. See her works on paper in 'Gallipoli and Beyond' 27 August - 21 September 2013 at Stella Downer Fine Art.