The Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque, Larnaca

Flamingos standing in a salt lake in front of the Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque which was built between 1760 and 1796 in southern coastal city of Larnaca, in this eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus.

A minaret of a mosque is pictured during sunset

A minaret of a mosque is pictured during sunset on the first day of the New Islamic Hijri year 1438 in old Islamic Cairo, Egypt.

A general view of the Blue Mosque

A general view of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul’s tourist hub of Sultanahmet. The magic of Turkey’s biggest city has been seducing visitors for centuries, from its array of historic mosques and palaces to its stunning views over the sparkling Bosphorus.