Turkey’s Hagia Sophia Around 1890

If you’ve ever been to Istanbul, you know how beautiful the city is. Here’s a lovely old photo of Hagia Sophia from way back in 1890. Click on it for more stunning details. Source: Photographic Heritage


Istanbul When It Was Constantinople 150 Years Ago

This series of photos shows old Constantinople in the Ottoman Empire, now known as Istanbul, Turkey. They were taken some time in the late 19th century. Mosque of Sultan Bayazid in Istanbul, Turkey Source: Library of Congress Mosque of Tophane...