The Fatih Mosque of Istanbul

The Fatih Mosque of Istanbul

One of the entry doors of the Fatih Mosque

One of the entry doors of the Fatih Mosque

Decorative ceiling above entry door

Decorative ceiling above entry door

A grave yard - next to the mosque

A grave yard - next to the mosque

Main courtyard of the mosque

Main courtyard of the mosque

Ablution area of the Fatih Mosque

Ablution area of the Fatih Mosque

The ablution fountain

The ablution fountain

Ceiling of the ablution fountain

Ceiling of the ablution fountain

Ablution fountain

Ablution fountain

One of the minarets of the mosque

One of the minarets of the mosque

Richly decorated ceiling

Richly decorated ceiling

Arches with light green colour

Arches with light green colour

The Main Hall - ceiling and arches

The Main Hall - ceiling and arches

A forest of domes and colours

A forest of domes and colours

Interior of the Fatih Mosque

Interior of the Fatih Mosque

Inside of the main prayer hall

Inside of the main prayer hall

Red carpet and small hanging lights

Red carpet and small hanging lights

Main dome surrounded by the small domes

Main dome surrounded by the small domes

Main dome of the Fatih Mosque

Main dome of the Fatih Mosque

Main dome - close up

Main dome - close up

Interior of the mosque

Interior of the mosque

Ceiling of the Fatih Mosque

Ceiling of the Fatih Mosque

A side wall of the mosque - interior

A side wall of the mosque - interior

Minber area of the Fatih Mosque

Minber area of the Fatih Mosque

Sober and elegent looking interior

Sober and elegent looking interior

Inside the main prayer hall

Inside the main prayer hall

This mosque was originally built in 1463 but rebuilt in 1771

This mosque was originally built in 1463 but rebuilt in 1771

Side arches

Side arches

Stained galss windows

Stained galss windows

Main dome

Main dome

The Fatih Mosque Dome

The Fatih Mosque Dome

Mosque's main hall - as seen from side wall

Mosque's main hall - as seen from side wall

Fitters on a stand outside the main door to the prayer hall

Fitters on a stand outside the main door to the prayer hall

Exterior of the mosque

Exterior of the mosque