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Ortakoy Mosque in Istanbul at Night

Written By: jeff

Posted On: October 14th, 2011

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Stunningly colorful at night. Copyright CareerBreakSecrets.com

Not surprisingly, you’ll see mosques everywhere while you travel in Turkey. And, if you can’t see them, you will hear the calls to prayer throughout the day. It’s really not all that different than the prolific nature of churches in South America. You sort of become immune to it all. But, one night while out for dinner in the very smart Beşiktaş neighborhood, we couldn’t help but notice this mosque with its bright, luminescent colors. Of course, the Bosphorus Bridge lit up in purple only added to the dramatic effect. I loved hanging out here and love this photo so it was easy to pick it for this week’s Suh-Weet shot!

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4 Responses to “Ortakoy Mosque in Istanbul at Night”

  1. Very timely! Heading to Istanbul next week :)

  2. Keith says:

    Hehe, I had dinner once at one of the restaurants facing that mosque. The views of the mosque and the bridge were pretty spectacular. Fab photo!

  3. Angie Orth says:

    So pretty! I just can’t get over how great Istanbul is!

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