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Dolmabahçe Mosque, Istanbul

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The Dolmabahçe Mosque is in Istanbul, Turkey. It was commissioned by queen mother Bezmi Alem Valide Sultan.HistoryThe mosque's construction was originally backed by Bezm-i Alem Valide Sultan. After she died, Sultan Abdülmecid, her son, continued to support the construction of the mosque. Upon completion in 1855, it was opened for prayer services.
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  • March 12, 2017
    It was a Friday, nearer to Friday prayer when we visited so we were in and out immediately however it was stunning. Also known as the Dolmabahce Cami (Mosque)  more »
  • January 5, 2017
    Situated just near the dolmabahçe palace.The Bezm I Alem valide sultan mosque also knows as dolmabahçe mosque has a European design similar to the blue mosque.I would recommend a knowledgeable guide t...  more »
  • October 8, 2016
    We need to keep up with classroom in about 20 minutes we asked four Ayvalik toast. How many how many minutes or leave that we want, we're talking about a terrible waitress and forgotten administrator. 4 instead of 2 toast, we get it wrong we said then that brings you right to us who talk, telling the manager who does not know the rights of customers, Hey get out of here. We wanted to make a toast for the package. Sadly it took me 10 min to do operations in a separate package. We're too late, where's that infamous toasts say administrators tell us "it's not our fault you guys you have come too late," he said. 30 min 4 toast wasn't enough to do very sorry mixers industrial raw. Not to see you alive again on the
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