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Turkey, Istanbul, Sultanahmet District, Sultanahmet Blue Mosque, October 5, 2012
Part of the facade of the Sultanahmet Blue Mosque against a traffic light. 
The Sultanahmet Blue Mosque was constructed from 1609-1616 during the rule of Ahmed I. It does not only serve as a mosque, but also as a hospice center, a "madrasa" (religious school), and a tomb for the founder. Today it is a prominent tourist attraction and is known for its beautiful blue mosaics and Ottoman-Byzantine style architecture. 
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Turquie, Istanbul, District de Sultanahmet, Mosquee Bleue de Sultanahmet, 5 octobre 2012
Feux de signalisation, avec en fond la facade de la Mosquee bleue de Sultanahmet, construite a partir de 1609-1616 sous le regne de Ahmed I. Elle a egalement servi de centre de soins palliatifs, de "madrasa" (ecole religieuse), et de tombeau pour le fondateur. Aujourd'hui, c'est une attraction touristique de premier plan  connue pour ses belles mosaiques bleues et son architecture de style ottoman-byzantin.