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Fatih Mosque and Complex

Fevzipasa Street, Istanbul 34091, Turkey
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Majestic mosque

The mosque in modest area ,but more beautiful than blue mosque, inside and its gardens, even its... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jerusalem, Israel

Too interesting from outside, too boring inside!! 1 hour visit is too much for this place. Nothing... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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Named for the Ottoman conqueror of Istanbul, this mosque was part of a large religious complex atop one of the city's many hills. Among the other original buildings in the complex were a school, library and hospital.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Fevzipasa Street, Istanbul 34091, Turkey
Fener & Balat
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Reviewed yesterday

The mosque in modest area ,but more beautiful than blue mosque, inside and its gardens, even its bathroom looks fantastic like mall.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Too interesting from outside, too boring inside!! 1 hour visit is too much for this place. Nothing like other historical building where you enjoy learning things about history and culture!!

Thank Nikolas B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A gem. A very large and beautiful mosque. In a very large garden. Do not miss to visit Fatih Sultan Mehmet Han's tomb. You will be amazed and shocked when you see the stand. He is the one shifting world to a new era...

Thank utkan u
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its just a gem of a mosque..i can't put into words the understate elegance and sheer majesty of the mosque and one can feel the spirituality of the entire area....

Thank akram60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably because of its location Blue Mosque is the most popular mosque in Istanbul but in my opinion this is the most beautiful one. It is the first imperial mosque of Istanbul. The location of the mosque is believed to be where Constantine The Great...More

Thank martinensemble
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

must see, spiritual wise and the beauty of the surrounding areas are why i have to come here when travelling to IST

Thank ss b
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The place little bit far from Sultan Ahmed area. The masjid is very huge and beautiful. Mazar of Sultan Muhammed Fatih is also at the same complex.

Thank Farrukh S
Reviewed 11 June 2017

It is the best Spiritual place to visit and to Pray . Usually less tourists so more religious for Muslims , you feel mental calm there . Praying there is a must in Istanbul

Thank drmabrouki
Reviewed 1 June 2017

this mosque has a very unique building art, if you are a muslim you should at least pray there once. very big perfectly build.

Thank Rashid6867
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

I visited this mosque on Wednesday while all the neighbourhood was occupied by the Wednesday market stalls. It was an amazing mosque, its architecture looks similar to the one of Sultanahmet mosque, and the surrounding area is very wide and provided with seats and sunshades...More

Thank Mohammad Q
Fener & Balat
This sleepy and rather socially conservative area of
Istanbul hosts a small but thriving Jewish community,
the patriarchate of the Eastern Orthodox Church, and
some of the most beautiful churches and Christian art
in the world. Much of what’s most interesting to
witness in Fener and Balat sits between the surviving
ancient city walls of Constantinople and the serene
shores of the Golden Horn. Despite the many splendid
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19 January 2015|
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Response from WissBeirut | Reviewed this property |
Dear John, I am not sure about the accesses, as I did not pay attention to that, but as the lady just mentioned, it is uphill, on a pedestrian street, but not far from the main street. You can always rest on a cafe... More