The Pool of Sacred Fish

14 May 2013

According to legend this is where Abraham was thrown into the fire by Nimrod. The pool is in the courtyard of the mosque of Halil-ur-Rahman, built by the Ayyubids in 1211 and now surrounded by gardens.

Focal Length:24mm
Aperture:f/8
ISO:100
Exposure:1/250 sec
Tags
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Eastern Turkey (48 of 75)
 
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