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Address: | Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: 0262864621
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This mosque was positioned on a hill overlooking the harbor at Eminonu....

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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Was walking around the Spice Market and saw the Mosque. Very quaint and peaceful. Not crowded at all which was great

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was walking around the Spice Market and saw the Mosque. Very quaint and peaceful. Not crowded at all which was great

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Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a kaleidoscope of texture and color, the locals very inviting. But please respect this and bring a head scarf to wear inside. I was amazed at the shier size, stay awhile and envelope yourself into something so distant from your own life.

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Malindi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful mosques in Istanbul, so delicate and powerful at the same time. Easy to find , right across Eminonu station. The ceiling paintings are amazing , so delicate and light!

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If in Istanbul you will end up seeing a large number of mosques and this is one of the famous one. Even though the name is anew Mosque, not much new things here. Has some very intricate carvings and tile work on the ceilings..

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sarasota FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This mosque is not as famous as the Blue Mosque, but is lovely in it's own right. Be sure to spend some time outside in the garden area too.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Situated very close to the Spice Bazaar, this mosque was named after Valide Sultan and henceforth called the New Mosque or the New Valide Sultan Mosque. One of the finest mosques of Istanbul and a great piece of Islamic history.

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Nagpur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

This Mosque might be named as New, although it was built more than 300 year old because of its appearance & it being latest than other important mosque. The Architecture of this mosque is worth appreciating

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

The arcticutre of this mosque resemble the other historical mosques in Istanbul .they call it new but it is very old mosque with prime location next to very higly populated area and full of unique shops starting from Egyptian bazzar to the other shopping area next to it which is excellent opportunity to go around and see

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Step inside and start appreciating the green reflex from the high windows. A sense of peace and tranquillity will seize you. Amazing decorations on all the surfaces. Worth sitting on the floor and think.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

out of all of them this one way my favorite. i think because it seemed to be kept up the best. Would recommend and then go to the spice market next door!

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Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside the elegant New Mosque (opened in 1665). Nearby, the famed Galata Bridge offers pedestrian access to urban delights across the river in Istanbul’s more residential and contemporary neighborhoods, while the must-see sights of Sultanahmet are but a leisurely stroll away.
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