March 1, 2013

Süleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul

Photograph by Fatih Pinar, Anzenberger/Redux

Snow dusts the Süleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul. Built in the 1550s, the mosque was designed by court architect Sinan in honor of the sultan of sultans, Süleyman I, who raised the Ottoman Empire to the height of its glory in the 16th century.

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