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Istanbul dec 2007 2554.jpg
23-DEC-2007

Istanbul dec 2007 2554.jpg

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On the picture: Some details of the monumental gate of the Ayasofya Ímareti (soup kitchen for the poor), which sultan Mahmud I (1730-1754) had built adjacent to the Ayasofya complex (at its northeast corner, to be precise) in 1743. The gate is one of the best examples of 18th century ‘Turkish Barok’ in Istanbul.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Source: Website of ‘ayasofyamuzesi.gov.tr’ .

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1/350s f/8.0 at 65.0mm iso200 full exif

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