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Address: Karagumruk Mh. Edirnekapi-Fatih | 41.029522,28.935531, Istanbul 34091, Turkey
Description: Noted for its interesting construction and exceptionally high dome, this...
Noted for its interesting construction and exceptionally high dome, this mosque was built in 1557 for the daughter of a Sultan.
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An awesome place!

I just find it by the chance. I arrived there and i couldn't believe the view. It's a incredible place that you do NOT have to miss.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I just find it by the chance. I arrived there and i couldn't believe the view. It's a incredible place that you do NOT have to miss.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

What a beautiful mosque...perhaps five minutes walk from Chora Church and alongside a section of the wall I visited at the recommendation of my hotel's staff. Constructed for the Suleiman's favorite daughter it was completed in 1565. So brightly lit inside this is so worth a visit. Couple it with a visit to Chora Church (an absolute must on a... More 

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Kusadasi, Turkey
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Mihrimah, means sun & moon in Persian language, was the name of famous Ottoman Sultan's daughter , Suleiman the magnificent, in 16th century AD mosque located in Anatolian side of Istanbul. As a matter of fact great architect Sinan built two Mihrimah mosques in Istanbul, the first one is Anatolian and the second one in European side and both of... More 

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Eckerty, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

,We dropped bu this lovely mosque when we visited Chore Museum. The inside was clean and peaceful. We could imagine the character of Princess Mihrimah.

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chapel hill nc
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

No matter your faith, the Blue Mosque is a moving experience. Make sure to look up at the ceiling, it's the most beautiful one I've ever seen, and I've seen the Sistine Chapel.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

You can easily see the feelings of the prays from ancient times of people who visited there to pray. An amazing structure and genious ideas with real stones and marbles. Istanbul equals Mosgues. If you visit there you gain something very extra. Trust me...

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

About 3 weeks ago,I visited this beautiful mosque.I saw people praying.I appreciated its splendid dome,its stairway pulpit(minber),its kursi(throne chair),its prayer niche(mihrab)and awesome windows.It was built in Ottoman times in 1552 and designed by famous architect,Minar Sinan.It is located very close to the Edirnekapi Metro Station in a less touristic part of Istanbul.Non-Muslim visitors like myself are welcome free of charge,provided... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Visited many times. Its i abit out of the city near Edirnekapı but definitely worth visiting. I read about story beyond the mosque and can feel the love of Mimar Sinan to Mihrimah Sultan since he designed this one because she found the other one in Asian a bit dark. this mosque has excellent system of lighting. I find it... More 

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Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

it has been built by the most famous arthitect of ottoman empire who called Mimar Sinan and financed by mihrimah sultan during ottoman empire time. Should be visited and pray...

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We are proud to visit this great historical mosque and had lot of pictures and they have become our lifetime memory.We really like to go back to spend more time as we did not have enough time to spend in the mosque.

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