Istanbul Photographs

Stock Photography By Heather Farish

With Istanbul bridging Asia and Europe it is a cosmopolitan mix where East meets west. It is full historic monuments, striking architecture,

Turkish delight in Istanbul
Turkish delight in Istanbul
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Walnut stuffed dried apricots
Walnut stuffed dried apricots
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Olives in the Spice Bazaar
Olives in the Spice Bazaar
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Dates stuffed with walnuts
Dates stuffed with walnuts
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Kinaliada in the Princes
Kinaliada in the Princes'
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Buyukada ferry terminal in the Princes
Buyukada ferry terminal in the
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A horse-drawn phaeton carriage in Buyukada
A horse-drawn phaeton carriage
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Buyukada in the Princes
Buyukada in the Princes'
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Buyukada ferry
Buyukada ferry
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Buyukada in the Princes
Buyukada in the Princes'
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Istanbul from Buyukada
Istanbul from Buyukada
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Kinaliada in the Princes
Kinaliada in the Princes'
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Blue Mosque in Istanbul
Blue Mosque in Istanbul
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Lights in the Grand Bazaar
Lights in the Grand Bazaar
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Great Palace Mosaic Museum in Istanbul
Great Palace Mosaic Museum in
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Blue Mosque from Aya Sofya
Blue Mosque from Aya Sofya
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Tokapi Palace harem tile detail
Tokapi Palace harem tile detail
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Theodosius obelisk in Istanbul
Theodosius obelisk in Istanbul
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Basilica Cistern in Istanbul
Basilica Cistern in Istanbul
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Deesis mosaic detail in Aya Sofya
Deesis mosaic detail in Aya
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Aya Sofya in Istanbul
Aya Sofya in Istanbul
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Great Palace Mosaic Museum in Istanbul
Great Palace Mosaic Museum in
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Spices in the Grand Bazaar
Spices in the Grand Bazaar
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Aya Sofya in Istanbul
Aya Sofya in Istanbul
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Gardens in Gulhane Park
Gardens in Gulhane Park
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Grand Bazaar in Istanbul
Grand Bazaar in Istanbul
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Sultanahmet cafe in Istanbul
Sultanahmet cafe in Istanbul
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Inside the Blue Mosque
Inside the Blue Mosque
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Blue Mosque in Istanbul
Blue Mosque in Istanbul
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Courtyard of the Black Eunuchs
Courtyard of the Black Eunuchs
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Mother of pearl detail
Mother of pearl detail
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Baghdad Kiosk in the Tokapi Palace
Baghdad Kiosk in the Tokapi
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Twin Kiosk in the Tokapi Palace
Twin Kiosk in the Tokapi Palace
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Tokapi Palace fireplace
Tokapi Palace fireplace
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Tokapi Palace harem detail
Tokapi Palace harem detail
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Privy Chamber of Murat III at the Tokapi Palace
Privy Chamber of Murat III at
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Twin kiosks wall detail in the Tokapi Palace harem
Twin kiosks wall detail in the
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Tokapi Palace in Istanbul
Tokapi Palace in Istanbul
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Basilica Cistern in Istanbul
Basilica Cistern in Istanbul
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Tabnit Sarcophagus
Tabnit Sarcophagus
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1. Turkish delight in Istanbul. The Spice bazaar in Istanbul is full of shops and stalls selling spices, Turkish delight, dried fruit and nuts, olives and souvenirs.

2. Walnut stuffed dried apricots. The Spice bazaar in Istanbul is full of shops and stalls selling spices, Turkish delight, dried fruit and nuts, olives and souvenirs.

3. Olives in the Spice Bazaar. The Spice bazaar in Istanbul is full of shops and stalls selling spices, Turkish delight, dried fruit and nuts, olives and souvenirs.

4. Dates stuffed with walnuts. The Spice bazaar in Istanbul is full of shops and stalls selling spices, Turkish delight, dried fruit and nuts, olives and souvenirs.

5. Kinaliada in the Princes' Islands. The Princes' Islands are a group of nine islands just off Istanbul in the Sea of Marmara. A public ferry stops at four of these islands with Kinaliada being the closest to Istanbul.

6. Buyukada ferry terminal in the Princes' Islands. The Princes' Islands are a group of nine islands just off Istanbul in the Sea of Marmara. A public ferry stops at four of these islands with Buyukada being the furthest and largest. It has many historic buildings that can be visited by travelling in a horse-drawn phaeton carriage.

7. A horse-drawn phaeton carriage in Buyukada. The Princes' Islands are a group of nine islands just off Istanbul in the Sea of Marmara. A public ferry stops at four of these islands with Buyukada being the furthest and largest. It has many historic buildings that can be visited by travelling in a horse-drawn phaeton carriage.

8. Buyukada in the Princes' Islands. The Princes' Islands are a group of nine islands just off Istanbul in the Sea of Marmara. A public ferry stops at four of these islands with Buyukada being the furthest and largest. It has many historic buildings that can be visited by travelling in a horse-drawn phaeton carriage.

9. Buyukada ferry. The Princes' Islands are a group of nine islands just off Istanbul in the Sea of Marmara. A public ferry stops at four of these islands with Buyukada being the furthest and largest. It has many historic buildings that can be visited by travelling in a horse-drawn phaeton carriage.

10. Buyukada in the Princes' Islands. The Princes' Islands are a group of nine islands just off Istanbul in the Sea of Marmara. A public ferry stops at four of these islands with Buyukada being the furthest and largest. It has many historic buildings that can be visited by travelling in a horse-drawn phaeton carriage.

11. Istanbul from Buyukada. The Princes' Islands are a group of nine islands just off Istanbul in the Sea of Marmara. A public ferry stops at four of these islands with Buyukada being the furthest and largest. It has many historic buildings that can be visited by travelling in a horse-drawn phaeton carriage.

12. Kinaliada in the Princes' Islands. The Princes' Islands are a group of nine islands just off Istanbul in the Sea of Marmara. A public ferry stops at four of these islands with Kinaliada being the closest to Istanbul.

13. Blue Mosque in Istanbul. The Sultan Ahmed Mosque, commonly known as the Blue Mosque was built during the 1600s and is one of the main tourist attractions in Istanbul. Still used for prayer today, unusually for a mosque, it has 6 minarets.

14. Lights in the Grand Bazaar. The Grand Bazaar is an historic landmark in Istanbul and a delight for shoppers. it is a covered market with a large collection of shops, but be prepared to bargain hard.

15. Great Palace Mosaic Museum in Istanbul. The Great Palace Mosaic Museum in Istanbul is located close to the Blue Mosque. The mosaics were unearthed when excavating Sultan Ahmet Square. They were believed to cover a courtyard in the Great Palace of Constantinople.

16. Blue Mosque from Aya Sofya. Aya Sofya also known as Hagia Sofia in Greek, or Sancta Sophia in Latin, is one of Istanbuls' most famous monuments. It is a former Greek Orthodox basilica that later became a mosque and is now a museum. In contrast the blue mosque is still used for prayer by Muslims today.

17. Tokapi Palace harem tile detail. Istanbul's Tokapi Palace was home to the Ottoman sultans from 1465-1856. Now a museum and World Heritage Site, it is full of tiled and painted mosaics of geometric and nature-based designs, mother-of-pearl and marble decorations.

18. Theodosius obelisk in Istanbul. This ancient Egyptian obelisk was re-erected in the Hippodrome area of Constantinople, now known as Istanbul.

19. Basilica Cistern in Istanbul. The vast Basilica Cistern was built in the 6th century during the Byzantine period.This underground cistern is about 9,800 square metres with the ceiling supported by 336 marble columns and is believed to have been able to store 100,000 tons of water.

20. Deesis mosaic detail in Aya Sofya. Aya Sofya also known as Hagia Sofia in Greek, or Sancta Sophia in Latin, is one of Istanbuls' most famous monuments. It is a former Greek Orthodox basilica that later became a mosque and is now a museum.

21. Aya Sofya in Istanbul. Aya Sofya also known as Hagia Sofia in Greek, or Sancta Sophia in Latin, is one of Istanbuls' most famous monuments. It is a former Greek Orthodox basilica that later became a mosque and is now a museum.

22. Great Palace Mosaic Museum in Istanbul. The Great Palace Mosaic Museum in Istanbul is located close to the Blue Mosque. The mosaics were unearthed when excavating Sultan Ahmet Square. They were believed to cover a courtyard in the Great Palace of Constantinople.

23. Spices in the Grand Bazaar. The Grand Bazaar is an historic landmark in Istanbul and a delight for shoppers. it is a covered market with a large collection of shops, but be prepared to bargain hard.

24. Aya Sofya in Istanbul. Aya Sofya also known as Hagia Sofia in Greek, or Sancta Sophia in Latin, is one of Istanbuls' most famous monuments. It is a former Greek Orthodox basilica that later became a mosque and is now a museum.

25. Gardens in Gulhane Park. Gulhane Park is at the foot of the Tokapi Palace in Istanbul. It is a large park, frequented by locals, that has colourful flowers there.

26. Grand Bazaar in Istanbul. The Grand Bazaar is an historic landmark in Istanbul and a delight for shoppers. it is a covered market with a large collection of shops, but be prepared to bargain hard.

27. Sultanahmet cafe in Istanbul. A Sultanahmet cafe in Istanbul near one of the entrances to Gulhane Park.

28. Inside the Blue Mosque. The Sultan Ahmed Mosque, commonly known as the Blue Mosque was built during the 1600s and is one of the main tourist attractions in Istanbul. Still used for prayer today, unusually for a mosque, it has 6 minarets.

29. Blue Mosque in Istanbul. The Sultan Ahmed Mosque, commonly known as the Blue Mosque was built during the 1600s and is one of the main tourist attractions in Istanbul. Still used for prayer today, unusually for a mosque, it has 6 minarets.

30. Courtyard of the Black Eunuchs. Istanbul's Tokapi Palace was home to the Ottoman sultans from 1465-1856. Now a museum and World Heritage Site, it is full of tiled and painted mosaics of geometric and nature-based designs, mother-of-pearl and marble decorations. The Courtyard of the Black Eunuchs at the entrance to the harem section of the palace.

31. Mother of pearl detail. Istanbul's Tokapi Palace was home to the Ottoman sultans from 1465-1856. Now a museum and World Heritage Site, it is full of tiled and painted mosaics of geometric and nature-based designs, mother-of-pearl and marble decorations.

32. Baghdad Kiosk in the Tokapi Palace. Istanbul's Tokapi Palace was home to the Ottoman sultans from 1465-1856. Now a museum and World Heritage Site, it is full of tiled and painted mosaics of geometric and nature-based designs, mother-of-pearl and marble decorations.

33. Twin Kiosk in the Tokapi Palace. Istanbul's Tokapi Palace was home to the Ottoman sultans from 1465-1856. Now a museum and World Heritage Site, it is full of tiled and painted mosaics of geometric and nature-based designs, mother-of-pearl and marble decorations.

34. Tokapi Palace fireplace. Istanbul's Tokapi Palace was home to the Ottoman sultans from 1465-1856. Now a museum and World Heritage Site, it is full of tiled and painted mosaics of geometric and nature-based designs, mother-of-pearl and marble decorations.

35. Tokapi Palace harem detail. Istanbul's Tokapi Palace was home to the Ottoman sultans from 1465-1856. Now a museum and World Heritage Site, it is full of tiled and painted mosaics of geometric and nature-based designs, mother-of-pearl and marble decorations.

36. Privy Chamber of Murat III at the Tokapi Palace. Istanbul's Tokapi Palace was home to the Ottoman sultans from 1465-1856. Now a museum and World Heritage Site, it is full of tiled and painted mosaics of geometric and nature-based designs, mother-of-pearl and marble decorations. Here is the fountain of the Privy Chamber of Murat III in the harem section of the Tokapi Palace.

37. Twin kiosks wall detail in the Tokapi Palace harem. Istanbul's Tokapi Palace was home to the Ottoman sultans from 1465-1856. Now a museum and World Heritage Site, it is full of tiled and painted mosaics of geometric and nature-based designs, mother-of-pearl and marble decorations. The twin kiosks or Apartments of the Crown Prince have ornate tile work and detailed painting ont he walls and ceiling.

38. Tokapi Palace in Istanbul. Istanbul's Tokapi Palace was home to the Ottoman sultans from 1465-1856. Now a museum and World Heritage Site, it is full of tiled and painted mosaics of geometric and nature-based designs, mother-of-pearl and marble decorations.

39. Basilica Cistern in Istanbul. The vast Basilica Cistern was built in the 6th century during the Byzantine period.This underground cistern is about 9,800 square metres with the ceiling supported by 336 marble columns and is believed to have been able to store 100,000 tons of water.

40. Tabnit Sarcophagus. Instanbul's Archeological Museum is close tot he famed Topkapi Palace and is home to objects from many eras and civilisations. This Egyptian sarcophagus, the Tabnit Sarcophagus, is from the Ayaa Necropolis excavations at Sidon in Lebanon. Created in the 5th century BC, it is the sarcophagus of the Phoenician king, Tabnit.

 

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