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Blue Mosque – Turkey

Approaching the Blue Mosque

Approaching the Blue Mosque

The Blue Mosque in Turkey has a ‘Lightness’ although it is an enormous space inside, the dome and the ornamentation is breath taking. Each wall and niche is covered in an combinations of patterns.

The enormous volume inside the mosque

The enormous volume inside the mosque

The light coming in from the clearstory windows illuminates the intricate patters

The light coming in from the clearstory windows illuminates the intricate patters

From the gathering park outside the mosque

From the gathering park outside the mosque

Entrance to the Blue Mosque courtyard

Entrance to the Blue Mosque courtyard

Calligraphy on entrance doorway to the mosque

Calligraphy on entrance doorway to the mosque

View of the Mosque

View of the Mosque

Detail of pattern on the dome in the courtyard

Detail of pattern on the dome in the courtyard

Side wall of Blue Mosque

Side wall of Blue Mosque

Ornamentations in beautiful colours fills the space with an out of this world lightness

Ornamentations in beautiful colours fills the space with an out of this world lightness

Gathering Inside the mosque

Gathering Inside the mosque

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