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New Mosque in Istanbul

Istanbul Monuments and Historic Buildings: New Mosque



Rating: 3.7 5
Rank: 21 About 50

Category: Monument and Historic Building



Reviews New Mosque


Reviewed by: Nadish

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4/13/2011

New Mosque

New Mosque is located in Eminonu district of Istanbul, turkey. It is also known as Mosque of the Valide Sultan or Yeni Camii. It is situated on the Golden Horn at the southern end of Galata Bridge. It is one of the most popular monuments in Istanbul.

The exterior of the mosque itself boasts sixty-six domes and semi domes in a pyramidal arrangement, as well as two minarets. The main dome measures thirty-six meters in height, and is supported by four flanking semi-domes. The mosque has beautiful interiors which is the main attraction of Istanbul. It is a place for worship for all the believers.

 

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