Blue Mosque

The Blue Mosque – an impressive building with blue interior admired by both domestic and foreign visitors. Around 20,000 blue tiles were used to coat the interior and create one of the most beautiful scenes in Istanbul. It is also interesting that this is one of the two mosques with six minarets. The light enters through 260 windows once decorated with stained glass. Strict rules when visiting still apply, the special dress code and taking off shoes and entrance is forbidden during the five days of prayer observed by Muslims.