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Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque), Istanbul

Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque), Istanbul

Famous mosque in Istanbul, Turkey.
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suleymaniye mosque, istanbul

suleymaniye mosque, istanbul

Sultan Suleyman the Magnificant commissioned the Suleymaniye Mosque, which was designed by Architect Sinan and built between the dates 1550-1557. This mosque is the central piece of a kulliya, which crowns one of the seven hills of the world's most beautiful city, Istanbul. This complex of buildings comprises a madrasa, a medical madrasa and hospital (dar'us sifa), a dining hall (dar'us ziyafe)...
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New Mosque (Yeni Cami), Istanbul, Turkey

New Mosque (Yeni Cami), Istanbul, Turkey

The New Mosque (Yeni Cami), in Istanbul's Eminönü district on the Golden Horn at the southern end of Galata Bridge, is officially the Mosque of the Valide Sultan (Queen Mother) because it was commissioned by Safiye, mother of Sultan Mehmet III in 1597.<br />
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After her son died, Safiye was no longer Queen Mother, with a queen's powers and revenues, so her mosque...
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Eyup Sultan Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Eyup Sultan Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Eyup Sultan Mosque is located in Istanbul in the north end of Halic (the Golden Horn) in Eyup region. It is built where Hz Eyyubu El-Ensari (An important Islamic character) was thought to be buried, he was one of the first acceptors of Islam and died during the first Islamic siege of Istanbul in 688-669. A tomb and a mosque was built by the command of Mehmed the Conqueror. The first mosque was ...
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Hagia Sofia, Istanbul

Hagia Sofia, Istanbul

The famous Hagia Sofia mosque in Istanbul Turkey. It was built by Constantine the Great in the 6th century, the architects were Isidore of Miletus and Anthemius of Tralles.

Hagia Sophia is one of the greatest surviving examples of Byzantine architecture. Its central dome is 31 meters in diameter and 56 meters high. It has been damaged by earthquakes in 558, 563, 989 and 1346.
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Fatih mosque, istanbul

Fatih mosque, istanbul

This was the first Turkish mosque built after the conquest. The main building was completed in seven years (1463-1470).
The architect Atic Sinan built the largest kulliye in Ottoman Art History. The kulliye consisted of medreses, Kervansaray, hamam, a hospital, baths, a kitchen for the poor, a library, and a Koranic school. The Kulliye has been preserved in its original form. The origin...
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Byzantine Hippodrome, ISTANBUL

Byzantine Hippodrome, ISTANBUL

The ancient Hippodrome; the scene of chariot races and the center of Byzantine civic life and political activities, stood in the area that is now in front of the Blue Mosque. The area is now named for the mosque, Sultanahmet.
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Mihrimah Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Mihrimah Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Built by Sinan in the 16th century. Located in Uskudar.
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Ortakoy Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Ortakoy Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

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Semsi Pasa Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Semsi Pasa Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Rum (Greek) Mehmed Pasa became the grand vizier (Veziriazam) of Mehmed II in 1466 and held this position until 1469 when he was executed and replaced by the former grand vizier, Mahmud Pasa. His mosque is located on a hill overlooking the Bosphorus on the Anatolian side, in the district of Üsküdar. The inscriptive plaque of the mosque, composed in Arabic, dates the building to 876 (1471). It wa...
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The great fortress of Rumeli Hisar, istanbul

The great fortress of Rumeli Hisar, istanbul

The great fortress of Rumeli Hisar, built by the Sultan Mehmet II in the year of 1452,immediately opposite Anadolu Hirasi, the Anadolu Hissar built by Yildirim Beyazit I sixty years earlier. It was the first step in Mehmets plan to capture the Byzantine capital, for with a fortress on either side of the Bosphorus.
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Ibn Tulun Mosque, Cairo

Ibn Tulun Mosque, Cairo

Reflecting the characteristics of Abassid art, This beautiful mosque is featured on the Egyptian five pound note. It is the oldest preserved mosque in Egypt.
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