Posts Tagged with "mosques"

Travel Photo of the Week – vol. 09

Friday, December 2, 2011

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Travel Photo of the Week – vol. 09

Nasr ol Molk mosque in Shiraz is one of the most photogenic sights in Iran. This fairly new mosque was completed in 1888 and gained popularity mostly thanks to its beautiful stained glass windows. If you want to admire the place in all of its splendor, you need to pay a visit as early as [...]

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11 reasons to visit and always remember Istanbul

Thursday, October 13, 2011

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11 reasons to visit and always remember Istanbul

“If the Earth was a single state, Istanbul would be its capital” – Napoleon Bonaparte. I probably wouldn’t go so far in my judgement as Napoleon there, but I can assure you that Istanbul is certainly a place worth visiting! The city, previously known as Byzantium and Constantinople, was founded in 330 BC and since [...]

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