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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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Mihrimah is far from the main atractions in Sultanahmet area but very close to Chora church museum and worth a visit. Take a day, or half a day to see both Chora and Mihrimah and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Joao Pessoa, PB
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Mihrimah is far from the main atractions in Sultanahmet area but very close to Chora church museum and worth a visit. Take a day, or half a day to see both Chora and Mihrimah and you won't regret! The mosque is beautiful and without the crowds of blue mosque. Highly Recomend it! Remember women must have their heads covered, if... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

You will only go to it if you are visiting the Chora church, as this Mosque is completely out of the tourist path, but it is worthy! First because of its beauty and size, but mainly to really have a feel of how a mosque should be like with so many tourists like the ones in the usal areas of... More 

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Sarnia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This beautiful mosque is a must see in Istanbul. It is necessary to cover your hair, shoulders and knees if you are a female and everyone must remove their shoes to go in.

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Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 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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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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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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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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Address: Address: Karagumruk Mh. Edirnekapi-Fatih | 41.029522,28.935531, Istanbul 34091, Turkey
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sirkeci

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