asrar-i-khudi
I tell my stories as the reed/ Plucked from its native wild/ Murmurs; oh Rose, listen! I tell/ The grief of hearts exiled
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Dome. Topkapi Palace.
#Architecture #Turkey #Ottomans

Dome. Topkapi Palace.
#Architecture #Turkey #Ottomans

Ceiling. Topkapi Palace. #Istanbul #Ottomans #Architecture #Turkey

Ceiling. Topkapi Palace. #Istanbul #Ottomans #Architecture #Turkey

Tilework at Topkapi Palace. #Architecture #Istanbul #Ottomans #Turkey #Art

Tilework at Topkapi Palace. #Architecture #Istanbul #Ottomans #Turkey #Art

Pavilion rooftop in Topkapi Palace (it has a lot of pavilions). #Architecture #Istanbul #Turkey #Ottomans

Pavilion rooftop in Topkapi Palace (it has a lot of pavilions). #Architecture #Istanbul #Turkey #Ottomans

Pavilion inside Topkapi Palace.
#Architecture #Istanbul #Turkey #Ottomans

Pavilion inside Topkapi Palace.
#Architecture #Istanbul #Turkey #Ottomans

Late Ottoman era European influenced pavilion inside Topkapi Palace. #Istanbul #Turkey #Architecture #Ottomans

Late Ottoman era European influenced pavilion inside Topkapi Palace. #Istanbul #Turkey #Architecture #Ottomans

Entrance to Topkapi Palace. #Istanbul #Turkey #Architecture #Ottomans

Entrance to Topkapi Palace. #Istanbul #Turkey #Architecture #Ottomans

Inside Hagia Irene, the first church of Constantinople, originally built in 4th century C.E.

#Turkey #Architecture #Christianity

Inside Hagia Irene, the first church of Constantinople, originally built in 4th century C.E.

#Turkey #Architecture #Christianity

John the Baptist asks Jesus Christ to forgive mankind. 

Byzantine era mosaic - Hagia Sophia

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John the Baptist asks Jesus Christ to forgive mankind.

Byzantine era mosaic - Hagia Sophia

#Turkey #Architecture #Christianity

Hagia Sophia. #Istanbul #Turkey #Architecture

Hagia Sophia. #Istanbul #Turkey #Architecture

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