ASIA-TURKEY/Istanbul

WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS

From 'Explore worldwide'1999', http://www.jao.com/africa. Immortal Europe' Kasimir Edschmid'1961,

 

City View
    Istanbul

 

 Photo by Byungho Yu on 2003.

 

Hagia Sophia/Santa Sophia Mosque
    Istanbul

 

 Architect by Isidoros & Anthemios on 563, construction system is bearing masonry. Climate is dry temperate and Byzantine style-tremendous domed space.The dome replaced in 563 after an earthquake. Most important and lasting schievements in the history of religious architecture.The ancient church was burned down(532), the Emperor Justinian decided to built. On Dec.27,537 basilica was consercrated.Earth quake(Dec.6,557), the dome collapsed.In 1453 it was transformed into a mosque.
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2003.

 

Mosques
    Istanbul



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Mosque of Sultan Ahmed/The Blue Mosque
   
Istanbul



 Istanbul's splendid Blue Mosque-one of Istanbul's most magnificent. Architect by Sinan and Mehmet Aga in 1609-17. Used kind of 99, blue tiles and 260 windows in the central Dome. Construction system was Bearing masonry, distinguished by six minarets. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2003.

 

Bosporos Bridge
   
Istanbul



 Between Europe and Asia-the city on the Bosporus. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2003.

 

Hippodrome
 
  Istanbul



 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 November 2010.

 

Obelisk of Theodosius
 
  Hippodrome, Istanbul



 Photo by Byungho Yu (#1/2003), Byunguh Yu (#2,3/17 November 2010).

 

The Serpent Column
 
  Hippodrome, Istanbul




 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 November 2010.

 

Turuk Islam Eserleri Muzesi
 
  Hippodrome, Istanbul



 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 November 2010.

 

Museo Arte Turco
 
  Hippodrome, Istanbul




 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 November 2010.

 

Apartment
    Istanbul



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Bazaar
    Istanbul

 

 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Fishing Dock
    Istanbul



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Railway Station
    Istanbul



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Waterfront at Sunset
    Istanbul

   

 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Street Scene
    Istanbul

 

 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Dolmabahce Saray
    Selcuk



 Built by Sultan Abdul Mecit on 1843-56. Photo by Sunhwa Park on 2006.

 

Hotel Hettie
    Bosporus Straits, Istanbul

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 November 2010.

 

Kuleli Military School
    Bosporus Straits, Istanbul

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 November 2010.

 

Tower of Galata
    Istanbul

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 November 2010.

 

Yakko Building
    Istanbul

 
 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 November 2010.

 

Aksary Metro Station
    Istanbul

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 November 2010.

 

Sutan Cosesi
    Istanbul

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 November 2010.

 

Istanbul Castle
    Istanbul

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 22 November 2010.