ISTANBUL: Istanbul-4

Interior of the Sultan Mehmet Fatih Mosque (begun in the 15th century). Mehmet Fatih (the 'Conqueror'), or, Mehmet II, captured Constantinople in 1453 and made it the third and final capital of the Ottoman Empire.

Interior of the Sultan Mehmet Fatih Mosque (begun in the 15th century). Mehmet Fatih (the 'Conqueror'), or, Mehmet II, captured Constantinople in 1453 and made it the third and final capital of the Ottoman Empire.