Daily Archives: April 20, 2010

colorful houses of Balat-Fener

typical houses of Balat-Fener district, Balat-Fener 'in kendine özgü evleri,  Golden Horn, Haliç, İstanbul, Pentax K10d

typical houses of Balat-Fener district, Balat-Fener 'in kendine özgü evleri, Golden Horn, Haliç, İstanbul, Pentax K10d

there are some Unesco projects for restorating  Balat’s houses.  Looking at Balat’s streets, can also tell us  about early ages of  Istanbul.  Every detail of a house is important to understand history. Continue reading

wooden houses of İstanbul

Süleymaniye, Kirazli Mescit street

Süleymaniye, Kirazli Mescit street

you can see old fabric wooden houses in every district of İstanbul.  typical and restored samples are located in Süleymaniye, Zeyrek,  Fatih, Beşiktaş, Bosphorus Continue reading

Hazreti Ebu Said El Hudri ‘s grave

Hazreti Ebu Said El Hudri mezarı

Hazreti Ebu Said El Hudri mezarı

located in Chora Church’s  front garden.  Continue reading

doors to the heaven

Üsküdar, Kaptan Pasha Mosque, Kaptan Paşa Camii

Üsküdar, Kaptan Pasha Mosque, Kaptan Paşa Camii

I am sharing some doors from my İstanbul archive Continue reading

Pammakaristos Church (Fethiye Museum)

Fethiye museum, Pammakaristos Church, Fethiye Mosque, Fethiye Camii,  Fethiye Müzesi, Pammakaristos Kilisesi, Fatih-Balat, Pentax K10d

Fethiye museum, Pammakaristos Church, Fethiye Mosque, Fethiye Camii, Fethiye Müzesi, Pammakaristos Kilisesi, Fatih-Balat, Pentax K10d

Was built in 12th century.  After the conquest, the church was used as the Patriarchate. 1591 de III. III in 1591.   Murat has been converted into a mosque under orders. . Is famous for its mosaics.  . Being used as a part of the museum Continue reading