Monochromes from Istanbul (2)

7 to 8 October 2018, Istanbul (Constantinople), Turkey.

Links go to colour posts (with more information and historical context). If an image does not have a link, the preceding one applies.

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This is Monochromes from Istanbul, last was from Constantinople. There are more Ottoman images in this one, though there are still East Roman images.

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Archaeology, Architecture, Basilica Cistern, Black and White, Bosphorous, Constantinople, Hippodrome, History, Istanbul, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Travel

Basilica Cistern.

Blue Mosque and Basilica Cistern.

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Medusa head.

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The other Medusa head.

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Galata Tower.

Bosphorous Cruise.

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Cihangir Mosque.

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Dwellings of the local population.

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Dolmabahçe Palace.

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Camlica Mosque.

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Vahdettin Pavilion.

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An interesting architectural assembly at the water’s edge.

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Anatolian Fortress.

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Rumeli Fortress.

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Rumeli Fortress.

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Beylerbeyi Palace Bathing Pavilion.

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Büyük Mecidiye Mosque (Ortaköy Mosque).

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Probably not a palace.

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Kuleli Sahil.

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Can’t identify this but looks old, perhaps even from East Roman times.

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Archaeology, Architecture, Basilica Cistern, Black and White, Bosphorous, Constantinople, Hippodrome, History, Istanbul, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Travel .

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Kuz Kulezi (Maiden’s Tower).

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It’s an Indian!

Islamic Museum and Hippodrome.

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Doorway to another place and time?

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Street-side displays.

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Top of the Blue Mosque.

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The Obelisk of Theososius and some minarets of the Blue Mosque.

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The Serpent Column in the front and the Obelisk of Theodosius in the rear.

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A family sitting on a low fence, with Hagia Sopha in the background.

5 comments on “Monochromes from Istanbul (2)

  1. leggypeggy says:

    Thank you for taking me back to Istanbul. One of my favourite cities in the world.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Kerry Scarlett says:

    Wonderful pics as usual Murray

    Liked by 1 person

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