Images from Turkey

Statue of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Hacibektas, Turkey
Statue of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Hacibektas, Turkey". This picture displays the "camping" spot for people protesting "anti-Ataturk" reforms in Turkey in 2013 in a small town in central Turkey
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is located in Istanbul, Turkey. The mosque is known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior. It was built between 1609 and 1616.
The Gate of Salutation
The Gate of Salutation leads into Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey. The Topkapi Palace was the residence of the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire from 1465 to 1853. It was transformed into a museum after the Ottoman Empire ended in 1921.
Hagia Sophia
Hagia Sophia is located in Istanbul, Turkey. It was originally constructed in Constantinople as the Church of the Holy Wisdom of God between 532 and 537 by direction of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I. In 1453 Contantinople was conquered by the Ottoman Turks and Sultan Mehmed II converted the building into a mosque. Constantinople was also renamed Istanbul. The four minarets were added under the Ottomans. The building was converted into a museum by the Republic of Turkey in 1935.
Atilla
A park in Istanbul, Turkey contains a set of statues of Turkish leaders over many centuries. This picture contains the image of one Turkish leader, Atilla.
Alptekin
A park in Istanbul, Turkey contains a set of statues of Turkish leaders over many centuries. This picture contains the image of one Turkish leader, Alptekin.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
A park in Istanbul, Turkey contains a set of statues of Turkish leaders over many centuries. This picture contains the image of one Turkish leader, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
statues of Turkish leaders
A park in Istanbul, Turkey contains a set of statues of Turkish leaders over many centuries. This picture contains the images of several of these Turkish leaders from Atilla (375-454) to Ataturk (1881-1938).

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