Istanbul, Turkey: The Blue Mosque

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Istanbul, Turkey: The Blue Mosque


Istanbul offers a good opportunity to better understand Islam. Visitors are welcome to visit historic mosques — such as the Blue Mosque, nicknamed because of its blue tiles — and at the same time experience a religion that still packs the house. Subscribe at for weekly updates on more European destinations.

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