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Address: Sinan Aga Mah. Zeyrek Cad. No:4 | Zeyrek, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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+90 506 769 3392
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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Famed architect Sinan built this majestic structure for one of the greatest...

Famed architect Sinan built this majestic structure for one of the greatest rulers of the Ottoman Empire. Although this mosque is less ornate, there are many similarities between it and the Hagia Sophia since the same architect was responsible for both.

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Massive and pintoresque building

We visited this mosque during winter time and they were praying inside of the mosque so we only had the chance to see the interior from outside. Huge and beautiful building worth... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited this mosque during winter time and they were praying inside of the mosque so we only had the chance to see the interior from outside. Huge and beautiful building worth the visit! Fantastic views of the Bosphorus from the gardens.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

From a beautiful exterior garden to a gorgeous and intricate interior. You'll have to remove your shoes to gain entry, but they offer plastic bags to take them with you. There were very helpful volunteers inside who offered us a ton of free information about the building. Even the fact that they use Ostrich eggs in the chandeliers to ward... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Felt privileged to be there , will never forget. Awesome atmosphere reading prayers there. Definitely worth the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A few years ago the experience was more authentic. Now, after the succes of "Suleyman" series, everything has become very commercial. However I liked more than the Blue Mosque.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you go to Istanbul the Sulaymaniyah Mosque and complex is a must see the Mosque is located 10 minutes walk from grand bazaar the complex also contains the remains of The Great Sultan Suleiman and go have a drink in nearby cafes that overlooking Istanbul

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the suleymaniye musjid on a fday for the Jummah prayer. The mosque's architecture is beautiful. After the prayer the locals gather at the restaurants to have lunch. This is where I had the best sugarbeans served with rice, steak cubes , grilled aubergine and chilli flakes . A meal that I will truly never forget.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a beautiful mosque as are all the mosques in Turkey. I was very impressed either their cleanliness and the accessibility foe females. Large areas for the ladies unlike some Indian sub content where they do not cater for the ladies. So easy able to offer my prayers wherever I went in Turkey. Lovely

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Guys hope you all will be fine and things are going in the respect of you come with hot clothes because this place is awesome

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a great experience, a mosque of silence and additionally wonderful place of history it was. I recommend every person who visit to Istanbul

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An absolute must when visiting Istanbul. Make sure to cover up accordingly as it's a holy place . Head scarfs and / or full length skirts etc is available by the entrance for tourists for free . I think they do ask for a small voluntary donation. Every time I visit this beauty it takes my breath away. It's so... More 

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