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Minaret, 17th century
31-JUL-2011

Minaret, 17th century

This is the most northerly Ottoman relic in Europe. The mosque was demolished in 1841, but the minaret still stands, topped with a crescent moon and a cross.

Nikon D700 ,AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm f/4G ED VR
1/160s f/11.0 at 110.0mm iso200 full exif

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William Barletta02-Aug-2011 23:20
And I thought that it was Edward Teller's contribution to the Hungarian Ballistic Missile Defense System :-(