Sultanahmet Camii (Sultan Ahmed Mosque) July 13th 2011 Day 9:
It has finally arrived, the day you have all been waiting for, the day we visited the infamous Blue Mosque and Ayasophia of Istanbul. Now it has only taken two highly educated individuals nine days, but we finally figured out the shortest route with a smaller grade of hill that takes us to the metro. This is only because we decided to walk to Sultanahmet region today.
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Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul » Sultanahmet Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more