TAG: Mosques

Istanbul, Süleymaniye Mosque

Istanbul, Süleymaniye Mosque
One of the most fascinating and interesting destinations of Istanbul is Süleymaniye Mosque. It is located on the Third Hill, overlooking the Golden Horn; it was built during Ottoman Empire,… READ MORE

Paris: the Great Mosque

Paris: the Great Mosque
The Great Mosque of Paris (Grande Mosquée de Paris) is found in the 5th arrondissement of the city, right besides the Latin Quarter. It's one of France's largest mosques with… READ MORE

Marrakesh: the Almoravid Koubba

Marrakesh: the Almoravid Koubba
  The Almoravid Koubba is a small building erected during the Almoravid rule during the 11th century, and it stands as one of the few remaining constructions of this dynasty.… READ MORE

Marrakech: Koutoubia Mosque

Marrakech: Koutoubia Mosque
Koutoubia, also known as the Bookseller Mosque, is the biggest and most important mosque in Marrakech. It's located in the southwest medina quarter near Fna El Jemaa, a market that… READ MORE

Istanbul. The most beautiful mosques

Istanbul. The most beautiful mosques
If the Blue Mosque is the most popular in Istanbul, it is equally true that there are many more, each of which stands out for its own particular beauty. For example Suleymanye Camii Mosque, dating… READ MORE

Istanbul: Sultanahmet, the Blue Mosque

Istanbul: Sultanahmet, the Blue Mosque
Sultanahmet Camii (or Sultan Ahmet Camii) is one of the most famous mosques of Istanbul. Its origins are to be found in the conflict that the Ottoman Empire had to contend with… READ MORE

Aya Sofia, the jewel of Istanbul

Aya Sofia, the jewel of Istanbul
In Istanbul, one of the most interesting and fascinating is the Sultanahmet district, born on the ruins of the Byzantine city ad full of beauty at every turn. On foot, in peace,… READ MORE

Valencia: San Juan de la Cruz, heir of the Reconquista

Valencia: San Juan de la Cruz, heir of the Reconquista
Yes, we can say without exaggeration that San Juan de la Cruz is the direct heir of the Reconquista, which is the historical phenomenon that saw the Catholic kings over… READ MORE