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Too few find this gem

Very few reviews on tripadvisor so obviously many travelers hesitate to take the trouble to walk... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2019
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Cinili Mosque

Cinili Mosque is little mosque. Walls are decorated with Iznik tiles. One of the oldest mosque of... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2017
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Jan 10, 2019
“Too few find this gem”
Dec 3, 2017
“Cinili Mosque”
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The cinili Mosque was built by Mahpeyker Valide Kosem Sultan, the wife of Ahmed i, in 1640. The architect Kasim Aga designed the mosque along with a madrassa, primary school, hamam and public fountain.
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Cinili Mescit Sok. ve Cinili Hamam Sok. No:1 | Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

Very few reviews on tripadvisor so obviously many travelers hesitate to take the trouble to walk uphill to this fine mosque. Its interiour is fully decorated with very beautiful Iznik tiles. The atmosphere is much more intimate than in the more famous huge mosques.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Cinili Mosque is little mosque. Walls are decorated with Iznik tiles. One of the oldest mosque of Uskudar...

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank adnanmordeniz
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Cinili Mosque is amazing. The interior mosque is covered by Iznik tiles. The architecture is great and built in 1651.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 4, 2016

Located on the Asian side of Istanbul, at Üsküdar district, this is a small yet very impressive mosque with stunning tiles. It has been built in 1640 under the auspices of Kösem Sultan, the very powerfull wife of Sultan Ahmet I who actively ruled the...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed August 8, 2014

The mosque is located in a neighborhood on the Asian side in Üsküdar. It took a bit of determination to find the mosque. The owners of the hotel where we stayed said many tourists give up. But we persevered, and so should you! The little...More

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank hrsch
Reviewed August 3, 2014

Very good complex in Murat Reis district of Üsküdar town.İt has gone to restoration several times and has shaped its final style as it is now.Very good mosque to visit and pray.Recommended.

Date of experience: August 2014
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Uskudar
Home to more than half a million residents, Uskudar on
the Asian side of the Bosphorus is one of Istanbul’s
most densely populated neighborhoods. Once a Greek
colony, later a haven for people from across the
Mediterranean and the Middle East, this gateway to
Asia has been an active and diverse hub for eons.
Still, visitors to Uskudar are often more overcome by
its myriad treasures than by its many thousand
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