New Mosque/Yeni Tzami (Yeni Cami)

Also known as the Mosque of the Valide Sultan (the tour. Valide Sultan Camii) or the New Mosque of the Valide Sultan (the tour. Yeni Valide Sultan Camii — the official name[1]) is one of the biggest mosques of Istanbul. Located in the old part of the city in the homonymous square in the district of eminönü and Galata bridge.
The construction of the mosque started in 1597 by order of Safiye Sultan, wife of Sultan Murad III. The construction lasted more than half a century and was completed with great difficulty and by donations. Now the mosque was opened to the public and is a significant work of classical Ottoman architecture.
Address: Ragıp Gümüşpala Caddesi, İstanbul
41.016927251195/28.972105979919
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Amazing architecture, not overcrowded
Kate D , 2015-05-21
I loved the decorated interior, complex painted ceilings and patterned tiles. It wasn't too crowded when I visited. Tourists are kept within a certain area to avoid interrupting the prayers, but that... read full review
Different But Still Good
Oldjack , Noosa Heads, 2015-05-21
After two mosques before this one (Blue Mosque & Suleymaniye) this one was the least impressive but still great.It is smaller and a little different but pretty much the same as the others. Definitely... read full review
An impressive alternative to Blue M
23PeterJ , Sydney, Australia, 2015-05-19
Visited this mosque after the Blue Mosque and while very different it was just as impressive in its own way. Much quieter to visit which makes for a very pleasant experience enjoying the impressive... read full review
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  • Fatih, 25-01-2014

    Buranın tarihi dokusunu ve çarşı kültürünü görmemek büyük kayıp olur.

  • Mehmet Ertuğrul, 21-09-2013

    Camiler kışlamız sözünü hakeden bir camii her camii gibi..

  • Muhammed, 09-09-2013

    Avlusunda serçeleri, güvercinleri ve yaşlı amcaları seyretmek sanırım namazdan sonra yapılabilecek en güzel şey :)

  • Engin, 05-09-2013

    “Namaz öyle önemli bir vazifedir ki, savaş meydanında bulunmak bile onun terkine ruhsat olmamıştır.”

  • Erdal, 04-08-2013

    Namaz kılmak için çok rahat bir ibadethane hiç kılmayanlara şiddetle tavsiye ederim :)

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