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Bebek Mosque, Istanbul

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Bebek Mosque (Turkish: Bebek Cami), officially Hümayûn-u Âbad Mosque (Ottoman Turkish: Hümayûn-u Âbad Cami‎ for: Prosperous Imperial Mosque) is a 1913-built mosque located in Bebek neighborhood of Beşiktaş district in Istanbul, Turkey.


Bebek Mosque was designed by Mimar Kemaleddin (1870–1927) in the architectural style of First national architectural movement, and built in Bebek on the place of a mosque, which was commissioned by Grand Vizier Nevşehirli Damat Ibrahim Pasha (1666–1730).
It is situated inside a courtyard surrounded by low concrete walls on Cevdet Paşa Cad. behind the Bebek Pier in Bebek Bay on Bosphorus. The mosque has a square plan, and is built in limestone ashlar. The main dome is supported by four half domes sitting on eight frames. It has six arched windows, two each in the front and back, and one each at sides, and 28 small arched windows in total above them. The mosque has a polygonal minaret on a high base adjacent to the western wall. The underside of the minaret balcony is decorated with three lines of muqarnas. Minaret's entrance is next to the narthex outside the mosque.
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  • Bebek Mosque, which is around 100 years old, is not spectacular. It does not lie far away from the park on the Bosphorus. It belongs to a rather quiet corner of Bebek, where you can sit and watch the....  more »
  • Bebek Camii,also called as Hümayun-u Abad Mosque is located in Bebek area of Beşiktaş in İstanbul on European side.Due to its very central location it is very easy to reach at by many public...  more »
  • This mosque has a great location. It is in the more westernized part of Istanbul, but the mosque itself does not posses something uniqe.  more »
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  • Small Ottoman Last Era Mosque. It needs a renovation and for some reason, the inside is really dark reminded me a catholic church! hopefully wealthy secular locals living in this district would reach their pockets to make this historical mosque beautiful again
  • nice place to pray when you are in bebek
  • Great old mosque
  • Cute mosque
  • The view is great. In the first half of the 18th century, H-1138/M-1726 Sultan III in the Bosphorus. Ahmet's famous Grand Vizier Nevşehirli by the groom Ibrahim Pasha, the village of Bebek is organized as a residential place, the Sultan made for the Padişah-U Âbâd Pavilion again Sultan III. A mosque is built for Ahmet. About Baby Câmii Hussein Ayvansarayi in Hadika gives us the following information. "It is a mosque of Fevkay. Under the school and minaret there is a fountain. The minaret is exterminated from the Fountain Reservoir. The fountain has a history of 1138. The only Hamam (baby bath) opposite is the foundation of this mosque. There is a kasr called Hümayun-u Abad next to the mosque-I Sharif, which is called the baby mansion in the mouth of the people. "
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