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The Blue Mosque takes its name from the thousands of blue tiles that adorn its walls.
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(Earth Views): Turkey Istanbul Blue Mosque aka Sultanahmet Camii world heritage site interior SEW.jpg
D= [05-Sep-2003]; S=3MB, 1226x1824; T=JPEG image [MIME:image/jpeg];
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  • turkey = .tr, Türkei, Turquía, Turquie, Turquia, Turchia = Adjective "Turkish".


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Thumbnail[has location information] Turkey Istanbul Blue Mosque aka Sultanahmet Camii world heritage site exterior SEW.jpg (Earth Views)

  • turkey = .tr, Türkei, Turquía, Turquie, Turquia, Turchia

There is an apocrophal story (probably not true) that when the Sultan commissioned the Blue Mosque, he asked for a golden (altın) minaret.   However, the architect, Mehmed Aga, misheard him and thought he had asked for six (altı) minarets, and that is what he built.

 


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