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Istanbul 062007 6791.jpg
16-JUN-2007

Istanbul 062007 6791.jpg

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At the Hašı Beşir Ağa mosque. He was a paşa that was born in Africa and grew up here, reaching a high position as Chief of the Black Eunuchs under Sultan Mahmut I. It was being restored in 2007. Built in 1745 the complex has a mosque, a medrese and a dervish monastery as well as a drinking fountain.

Nikon D2x
1/250s f/6.3 at 12.0mm iso200 full exif

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