Sultan Mehmed

It has four minarets different heights, but they put away each other, which makes this fact a little noticeable. Lower equal to the height of the dome spire. Inside you can see ancient columns with different capitals, drawn from various Byzantine churches, but they are well placed in the general ensemble of the mosque. Near the mosque are a canteen for the poor, the four madrasas, baths, a library, in south-eastern wall of the cemetery with the graves of the Sultan Suleyman and Roksolana his wife. Sultan's Topkapi Palace – one of the biggest attractions of Istanbul. The palace was built in 1466 by order of Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror. Until the middle of the XIX century.

sultans lived there. Topkapi – is unique in its kind of historical monument, which is now a museum and armory. In the armory a rich collection of Turkish weapons stored here present Queen of England – the golden gun. Storage historical relics in the treasury and the former Sultan's chambers. Now there are thrones, personal items and a collection of ceremonial robes of sultans, jeweled weapons, and set in silver mummified human hand – argues that it is the hand of the prophet Muhammad. Harem in the left wing of the palace buildings is always a genuine interest and tourists, and the Turks.

Outwardly modest and simple building within striking splendor and wealth of furniture. Harems always carefully protected, access to it was closed to all except the Sultan and his faithful servants, and the perpetrators were punished by death. The bridge over the Bosphorus – a bridge that connects the European and Asian shores of Turkey, has become another symbol of this country. In length it is the fourth bridge in the world – its length is 1560 meters with a width of 33.5 m and a height of 64 m. This height allows the free passage of even the largest ocean vessels, as follows from the Mediterranean to the Black Sea and back.