Sultan Ahmed MosqueThis is the most beautiful mosque of Istanbul and was biult during the rule of sultan Ahmed I. Yes you have to visit it, take your shoes out and go inside and visit the whole mosque complex, located right on the heart of Sultanahmet district.

You’ll be amazed how this mosque looks, just in front of another impressive Istanbul building of Hagia Sophia. Also known as Blue Mosque, it was finished building back in 1616 by the architect Sedefkar Mehmed Aga within the Late Classical Ottoman architecture style.

Its 6 minarets of 64 metres high prevail in Istanbul skyline coming from the Bosphorus by boat. This is an gigantic mosque with capacity for 10.000 people. It is the biggest mosque in Istanbul.

Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul

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