Also known as Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Blue Mosque attracts flocks of tourists that are paying a visit to Turkey by virtue of its bluish interiors. Paying a visit to this place of worship is certainly one of the things that locals suggest when asked about what to do in Turkey. Built by a sultan from the Ottoman era, this mosque stands facing another famous landmark, Hagia Sophia. This mosque features a courtyard, both outer and inner, six minarets, and various balconies. The inner courtyard can be seen paved in marble and surrounded by a small domed portico.
Location: Sultan Ahmet, Atmeydanı Cd. No:7, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Timing: Dawn to midnight