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Mihrimah Sultan Mosque

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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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In my opinion an impresionant gest of the daughter of Hurrem for the life,..too bad that her good and more capable brother Baiazid was not the next sultan after Suleyman.....the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Timisoara, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

In my opinion an impresionant gest of the daughter of Hurrem for the life,..too bad that her good and more capable brother Baiazid was not the next sultan after Suleyman.....the begining of decline of the otomans was Selim,...maybe for this reason is not enough publicity.....is my opinion....

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

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
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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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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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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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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Address: Karagumruk Mh. Edirnekapi-Fatih | 41.029522,28.935531, Istanbul 34091, Turkey
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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 sights, historic attractions, stunning vistas, and warm Turkish welcome, the area remains largely unperturbed by the tourist trade that characterizes the atmosphere in nearby Sultanahmet and around the Grand Bazaar. Travelers that like to explore off the beaten track will reap big rewards for making the effort to visit this low-key part of town.
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