Hagia Sophia - the guide book calls it the most spectacular church ever built. Built between 532AD and 537 AD
Hagia Sophia -Converted to a mosque in 1453 when the Ottoman's took Constantinople
Hagia Sophia - Column of St. Gregory - is believed to weep Holy Water.
Lady making carpet s ith her little doggie
Underground Cistern - 6th century AD
Washing to go pray
Egyptian Oblelisk - approx 1500 BC
Street candy - it was very delicous!!
watermelon or candy... not a hard choice for me....Candy!
Inside the blue Mosque
praying in the Blue Mosque
Haseki Sultan Bath
The Istanbul Golden Girls???
Smoking water pipes
Ebony and Ivory, living side by side in perfect harmony
Armed Guards outside Topkapi (the Sultan's) Palace