Tag: mosque

  • The Blue Mosque (Istanbul)

    written by sadmafioso on 2009-06-07 in #world #locations
    The Blue Mosque (Istanbul)

    Also known as the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, this is arguably the most striking building in Istanbul. The visitor can't help being overwhelmed and humbled by its enormity, its towering minarets and the sheer sense of history pulsing from every slab of stone.

  • Djenné, City of Mud (Mali, Africa)

    written by azurblue on 2009-07-07 in #world #locations
    Djenné, City of Mud (Mali, Africa)

    Djenné, on the Bani river is one of the most ancient town of Western Africa. It is famous for it's banco Mosque and for it's Monday market. It's a wonderful place to shoot, even if people don't really appreciate being photographed.

  • La Mezquita: the Mosque of Cordoba

    written by neja on 2011-10-21 in #world #locations
    La Mezquita: the Mosque of Cordoba

    The Mezquita, the jewel of Andalusia. To be honest, I didn't know anything about Cordoba when we went there. I heard it was worth visiting, but I didn't know why.

  • Kasbah

    written by neja on 2011-02-28 in #world #locations

    Kasbah district in Marrakech, a place which seemed to have resisted change that comes with time. However, the main reason why we went to this area was the Hammam. It was my birthday so I decided a visit to a spa would be nice.

  • Crystal Mosque

    written by ripsta on 2010-06-28 in #world #locations
    Crystal Mosque

    One of the most beautiful mosque in Malaysia

  • The Old City Of Jerusalem

    written by dudizm on 2009-10-03 in #world #locations
    The Old City Of Jerusalem

    Archeological research never ends in Jerusalem, you can see big tents everywhere protecting the searchers working. The city is so full of details and things to see than just 1 lomo location is not enough. I will make more specific location next time. Kotel Wailing Wall Streets Gates people churches.

  • Sirince, an Ancient Greek Village in the Turkish Country.

    written by azurblue on 2009-10-28 in #world #locations
    Sirince, an Ancient Greek Village in the Turkish Country.

    Picturesque and touristic old greek village near Selçuk.

  • The City of Selçuk: Not Only the Gateway to Ephese, Turkey

    written by azurblue on 2009-10-29 in #world #locations
    The City of Selçuk: Not Only the Gateway to Ephese, Turkey

    Selçuk, a worth seeing small town near Ephese, Turkey.

  • The Blue City of Chefchaouen, Morocco

    written by stokedstokes on 2010-03-18 in #world #locations
    The Blue City of Chefchaouen, Morocco

    If you've looked at a tour book of Morocco, no doubt you've seen photos of this city. Shades of blue can be found everywhere, the entire town melts into the sky. Located about 2 hours from Tanger, in the Rif mountains, this city is nestled into the hilltops and is a site to behold. The city is blue thanks to it's original Jewish inhabitants, but has an Andalusian feel at the same time.

  • Location of the Week

    written by silvergwen on 2009-07-14 in #news
    Location of the Week

    For this week's spotlight location, azurblue takes us into a look at this special place in Mali, Africa known as the City of Mud, which is recognized as a UNESCO Heritage site.

  • Casablanca

    written by -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- on 2009-02-15 in #world #locations

    Do you remember? Bogart is wonderful as the mysterious café owner with a past, set up in the nightclub business with his longtime friend and piano player, Sam. His haven is disrupted when his one-time love Ilsa arrives in the company of a world-renowned resistance leader Victor Laszlo, whom the Nazis would very much like to get their hands on. Bogart and Bergman shine in this movie. The gorgeous black and white deep focus photography adds a nostalgic air of beauty and elegance to the movie.

  • 7 mosques of Bani

    written by vicuna on 2008-12-04 in #world #locations
    7 mosques of Bani

    The 7 mosques of Bani are one of the most important religious and cultural places of Burkina Faso and Sahel area. Bani is a little city (4000 people are living there)in the north part of the country and is famous for this amazing architectural construction of 7 mosques.

  • The Great Mosque of Constanta

    written by lucretia on 2011-08-09 in #world #locations
    The Great Mosque of Constanta

    The Great Mosque of Constanta is one of the most important monuments in my hometown. It impresses not only through its unique architecture, but also through the magnificent view of the Constanta Port and city which can be admired from the Mosque’s tower.

  • The Bourghiba Mausoleum

    written by sirio174 on 2012-07-26 in #world #locations
    The Bourghiba Mausoleum

    Some weeks ago I stayed for a week in a resort in Tunisia near Monastir. A city rich in history and interesting monuments. All the photos in this article were taken with my trusty Lomo LC-A camera! Read on!

  • The Great Mosque of Xi'an, China

    written by breakphreak on 2008-12-28 in #world #locations
    The Great Mosque of Xi'an, China

    The Great Mosque, one of the oldest mosques in China, dates his history to the 7th century A.D. It is located in the Muslim Quarter of the city.

  • Casablanca

    written by misskhali on 2008-09-21 in #world #locations

    A friend of mine was living in Casablanca for his work last year. I went to visit him last summer for a week and a half at the beginning of June (less heat, less tourists).