File:Bosphorus Istanbul 2007.jpg

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Panoramic view of the historic peninsula of Istanbul, looking westwards from the southern entrance of the Bosporus Strait at the Sea of Marmara. From left to right, the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia and the Topkapı Palace are seen, along with the surviving sections of the Sea Walls of Constantinople. The Galata Tower is seen at the far right of the picture, across the Golden Horn. The arches and vaults of the Byzantine-era Mangana (Armoury) and the Hagios Georgios Monastery which was located inside it are seen between the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia, near the shore (because of its prominent position close to the Seraglio Point, the Mangana Monastery of Hagios Georgios was a well-known landmark for Western sailors who called the Bosporus "the arm of Saint George" since the thirteenth century.) The dome of the Hagia Irene can be seen to the right of the Hagia Sophia.

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current15:31, 3 December 2007Thumbnail for version as of 15:31, 3 December 20079,372 × 2,211 (1.96 MB)AzaToth (talk | contribs)trying to make a better stitch
11:32, 20 October 2007Thumbnail for version as of 11:32, 20 October 20079,718 × 1,781 (2.16 MB)Marku1988 (talk | contribs)== Summary == {{Information |Description=View of the Seraglio Point as seen from the ferry on the Bosphorus, as seen from left to right (or south to north) the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Galata Tower. |Source=sel
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