Weekly Photo Challenge: Circle ( Blue Mosque)

The Blue Mosque and other similar construction have made use of domes/ arches spanning in different directions creating a huge space below for the congregation of worshipers.

This is quite unlike the churches in Europe where cathedrals usually adopted narrow and steep arches limiting the space below.CIMG0412A

The Blue mosque thus show multiple circles on the roof which are really awesome.

In the first picture, I have attempted to give it a blue tone – so in my imagination, it is literally a blue mosques.CIMG0412

I have also uploaded the original picture for comparison.

26 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Circle ( Blue Mosque)

  1. Hagia Sophia ( Holy Wisdom) Church, then a Mosque and now a museum. You are right it is different from the Basilica model found in Europe which is a copy of the Roman Basilica of Antiquity. Hagia Sophia is Byzantine and has one of the largest domes of all Christian churches.

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