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Beautiful Serene spectacular Bluest Mosque

Thank You Engin from our Hotel recommended this Mosque not far from our Hotel just on the backside... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
San Francisco, California
Stunning small mosque, amazing sense of peace.

Beautiful little mosque with nearly no visitors. The tiles are amazing and the atmosphere is so... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
London, United Kingdom
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This l6th-century mosque, built on the slope of a hill near Sultanahmet, is one of the most beautiful examples of classical Turkish architecture in the city. Of special interest are the prayer niches and pulpit, which are covered in lovely Iznik...more
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Thank You Engin from our Hotel recommended this Mosque not far from our Hotel just on the backside by the ocean of the Blue Mosque. No one was there when we visited as I believe it was closed. However, we were able to go in...More

Thank Sideymeow1
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful little mosque with nearly no visitors. The tiles are amazing and the atmosphere is so peaceful and special you just want to sit and absorb. Often closed it is best to try and see this right after parayer time.

Thank aquabell
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Literally this mosque has lots of blue every where. Lots of blue tiles and beautiful i may add. This museum is a bit low keyed unlike the others like blue mosque and sulleiman mosque but its as equally beautiful. Make an effort to visit this...More

Thank Coryy20
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This is not frequented by visitors but it really should be. It's a beautiful mosque with vivid blue tiles adorning the mimbar inside. It's striking yet few have heard of it or visit it. Glad we found this gem.

Thank Hint_of_Pepper
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This mosque was so much close to my hotel (Art City Hotel). It was the first mosque in Istanbul that I tried to visit. The architecture and structure were both masterpiece of Ottoman empire. It is so much close to the sultan Ahmet district but...More

1  Thank Babak H
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

It very beautiful Mosque with a wide courtyard and beautiful Ottoman interior decorative construction. Mosque is even older than Blue Mosque in Sultan Ahmed area.

Thank Hassaan T
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Amazingly, despite being so close to perhaps Istanbul's most popular mosque - the Blue Mosque, this mosque is on the other hand oft-ignored. However, I would argue that Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque is more significant architecturally and historically! The Blue Mosque was designed by the...More

3  Thank Jay Y
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This was built in 1571-72 by Sinan for the vizier of Suleyman, Selim II and Murat III. Freely considers it to be the grandest of all of the vizieral mosques, even surpassing that of Rüstem Paşa. I can't comment since we arrived at prayer time,...More

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Our first visit was way back, however, we visited it again and again, appreciating it every time, last time 2015

Thank Sabir S
Reviewed 8 February 2017

As i was leaving my hotel the sultan house situated at the Atmeydani my husband and i decided to take the road leading to the kadirga area but not passing through the hippodrome.As we were alking down the street we stumbled upon the mosque without...More

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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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