Category Archives: Istanbul

No Need to Queue

 


Where else on earth can you touch the blackstone without being shoulder barged or rugby tackled by swirling cyclone of pilgrims?!? (me touching the blessed black stone fragment in Istanbul)

Mehmet Sokulu Pasha Masjid

 

A beautiful autumny/spring day in Istanbul, taken in the Mehmet Sokulu Pasha Camii, housing fragments of the blackstone, we finally found this blessed masjid after several blank looks from locals who hadn’t heard of the place, all praise due to Allah swt by whose grace all good things are completed