The pool of Bethesda, located in Jerusalem, is the name of a cistern that was also said to have healing powers.
Bethany is a locality in Judea, currently part of the West Bank, on the east side of the Mount of Olives, about 2.7 km southeast from Jerusalem, on the road… Read More
View of Jerusalem from a distance. The city is called by the Arabs, El-Kuds (the Holy); and also by Arabian writers, Bek El-Mukaddas (the Sanctuary).
The monkish opinion is, that into this cavern the Apostle James retired during the interval between the Crucifixion and the Resurrection.
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul, built by Sinan’s pupil Mehmet Ağa, is a major work of Ottoman architecture.
The Süleymaniye Mosque (Turkish: Süleymaniye Camii) is one of the great mosques in İstanbul. It was built by order of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent in a very short construction period between the years 1550 and 1557 and is an important work of the architect Sinan.
Scutari cemetry of Istanbul, the former Constantinople. Among the objects which distinguish a Turkish necropolis, is the stone placed to mark the grave.
The Kız Kulesi is now used as a beacon for ships entering the strait, and boats passing the estuary.
The Triple Wall of Constantinople. On the Land side, near Top Kapousi. Constantinople and its environs.
The Cistern of Binbirdirek or Cistern of Philoxenos called the Thousand and One Pillars is a man-made subterranean reservoir in Istanbul.