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The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Turkish: Sultanahmet Camii) is a historical mosque in Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey and the capital of the Ottoman Empire (from 1453 to 1923). The mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior. It was built between 1609 and 1616, duri...
This place was called Ananda giri (hill of Happiness During the Chola period. It is also said this place has been named after Yogi Nandeeshwara who performed penance here.As Tippu Sultan built a fort here It is also called Nandidurga (Fort). It is also perhaps called Nandi Hills because the hill resembles a sleeping bu...