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Beyazit Mosque (Beyazit Camii)

#154 of 1,044 things to do in Istanbul
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Address: Yeniceriler Cad., Istanbul, Turkey

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Beautiful mosque

It's an ottoman mosque very famous especially with its square, when you can feed pigeons, the mosque is under construction today, it was more than a year, and it still the... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Beirut, Lebanon
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Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

It's an ottoman mosque very famous especially with its square, when you can feed pigeons, the mosque is under construction today, it was more than a year, and it still the construction. I love to take photos from outside the mosque within the square.

Thank Manoul
Bandung, Indonesia
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

Beyazit Mosque is located on Beyazit Square. It has a good structural and architectural shape. One of a historical mosque in Istanbul.

Thank Arisandroo
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

One of the bests places in the city. Situated next to the Grand Bazaar, this mosque depicts Islamic art and history. It was commissioned by Sultan Bayezid II of the Ottoman Empire and it later went on to undergo many changes till date.

Thank waqarsarwar
Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

The mosque it self was in a restoration project while I am here, and the grand bazaar, near here and Beyazıt Mosque beautiful as well...

Thank Yorgun2134
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

If you walk around the old city you will come across many mosques. This one is just off Ordu Caddesi near Beyazit square. There was work going on on the exterior of the mosque but you could make out it's Ottoman style structure.

Thank percyvakil
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

Beautiful mosque where the architecture of the place will throw you back. so much attention to detail.

Thank Sameer I
Kastoria, Greece
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

one of the too many mosques in the central istanbul which i believe counts more than 100 mosques all over the city limits.the ottoman architecture is great and has style taken also from the byzantine royal architecture with a mixture of muslim architecture..its one of the best in istanbul

Thank Michael A
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

Still under construction, but we saw the exterior. It is an Ottoman imperial mosque located in the Beyazıt Square area of Istanbul, Turkey, near the ruins of the Forum of Theodosius of ancient Constantinople. Beyazit mosque is one of the oldest in Istanbul, was completed in 1506 on the orders of Sultan Beyazıt II.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 22 May 2015

After a few you tend to Mosque's out but this was another spectacular building, although smaller than some others. it is still worth viewing.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 5 May 2015

Its a little way out of town, with a captivating, multi-domed mosque complex of austere beauty, startlingly stranded amongst ploughed fields. We were advised that it was closed for renovation but pressed on to see its overall geometry. The walled enclosure housed a health museum with consulting rooms and a small garden sheltered by an arcade. At the end of... More 

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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 neighbourhoods, while the must-see sights of Sultanahmet are but a leisurely stroll away.
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