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New Mosque

| Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey (Sirkeci)
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Ranked #27 of 646 Attractions in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
Description: This mosque was positioned on a hill overlooking the harbor at Eminonu. Today, the local pigeons make their home in its graceful domes and arches.
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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I love the interior design of this mosque, we visited for praying Dohor, the Imam had a great voice, He maked me crying of solemnity.. this experience is the best to try & live in the city of mosques

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW via mobile

Maybe because this was the first mosque I visited in Istanbul, I liked it much better than the more famous blue mosque. There were no queues, people seemed relaxed, the setting -just across the Galata bridge- is breathtaking, and the interior is lovely. Highly recommended!

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Pleasanton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The new Mosque is adjacent to the Spice Bazaar and right next to the Galata Bridge. It is very beautiful inside and admission is free..!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The new mosque is located in front of the Galata bridge and adjacent to the Egyptian spice bazaar, the new mosque features a large structure with marvellous decorations which make it worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Hi. New Mosque Information Center was opened recently. It is a small room under the Royal Pavilion which is in the northeast corner of the mosque complex. Volunteers will help you with any questions regarding the mosques, religion, culture and traditions of the city. Also ask to watch a half hour videos they have on Islam.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is the best, most beautiful mosque in Istanbul. Right next to the spice bazaar and the Golden Horn it is spectacular inside and free to enter.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

very beautiful mosque! even more than the famous blue mosque! well organized to host visitors (u can borrow abaya's and shawl to cover your body and head. and there is a plastic bag dispenser to u can put your shoes in them and enter the mosque) great location, next to the Egyptian bazar, the port, the galata bridge!

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Although the name of this mosque is new it is from the middle age. It was the new mosque of its time, and the name stayed. It is not very attractive from outside that it is a classical ottoman architecture. But when you get inside you are surprised by beautiful tiles on the walls. If you are close it is... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is a nice mosque very close to the spice market area. I only recommend a visit if you happen to be in the area. Otherwise, stick to the blue mosque or Sultanahmet mosque instead.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Free of charge and bluer than the Blue Mosque! Get of from the tram at Eminonu station and you can't miss it! On the way to Spice Bazaar anyway.

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