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Istanbul dec 2006 3526.jpg
20-DEC-2006

Istanbul dec 2006 3526.jpg

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This is the Nişancı Mehmet Paşa mosque, according to the Strolling Through Istanbul guide NOT by Sinan, but some unknown architect. It dates from 1584-88 and was built for the Keeper of the Seal (Nişancı) Mehmet Paşa.

I came across it a couple of years back and when I am near always visit it, because it is a fine building, sitting in a nice garden in a curious neighbourhood.

Nikon D2x
1/3s f/4.0 at 12.0mm iso800 full exif

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