Mosques in Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul is famous for its Mosques and Ottoman architecture. As the capital of the Ottoman Empire since 1453 and the largest city in Turkey, Istanbul is home to over 3000 mosques (in 2014).

Ortaköy Camii (İstanbul, Türkiye)

Ortakoy Mosque (Istanbul, Turkey)

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Photos and Videos of Mosques in Istanbul, Turkey

المسجد الجديد (اسطنبول، تركيا)

The New Mosque (Istanbul, Turkey)

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Fotos und Videos von Moscheen in Istanbul, Türkei

Ortaköy Moschee in der Nacht (Istanbul, Türkei)

The Ortaköy Mosque at Night (Istanbul, Turkey)

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Some of the mosques in Istanbul are recent, but there are many old ones built during the Ottoman period. For instance, the biggest mosque in the city is Süleymaniye Mosque from 16th century, and the most important one is Sultan Ahmet Mosque (known as Blue Mosque) from 17th century.

Fotos y Vídeos de Mezquitas en Estambul, Turquía

Masjid di Malam di Istanbul, Turki

Mosque at Night in Istanbul, Turkey

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Il soffitto di una delle molte moschee di Istanbul, Turchia

The ceiling of one of the many mosques in Istanbul, Turkey

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Photos et Vidéos de Mosquées à Istanbul, Turquie

Foto’s en Video’s van Moskeeën in Istanbul, Turkije

The New Mosque is one of Istanbul’s most prominent mosques, situated at the opening to the Golden Horn, close to the Galata Bridge and the Spice Bazaar. The name Yeni Camii (New Mosque) is rather misleading though, as the mosque actually dates back to the 1663. It is an imposing structure with a large open space in front, where birdseed sellers have created a healthy pigeon population (who enjoy a starring role in many New Mosque photos). It has a typically ornate interior, and was built as part of a complex that also contained a hospital, hamam, fountains and a market.

اصور وفيديو من المساجد في اسطنبول، تركيا

İstanbul’da Camiler Resimler ve Videolar

Фото и Видео мечетей в Стамбуле, Турция

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