Obama in the Blue Mosque

Obama in the Blue Mosque

President Barack Obama, center, is accompanied by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, rear center, and White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, fourth from right, rear, as he visits the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday, April 7, 2009. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)


  1. This picture is of Obama in the Blue Mosque, an Ottoman-era mosque built facing Hagia Sofia and modeled on it…..

  2. I think the actual photo shown here is Obama in the Blue Mosque, which is across from St.Sophia.

  3. Fr. Johannes Jacobse :

    It’s the Blue Mosque. I’ve been to both it and Hagia Sophia. The AP reporter got it wrong.

  4. John Couretas :

    The error was mine. The picture was captioned correctly in the original. Apologies.

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