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Fatih Mosque and Complex, Istanbul
(4.6/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
Fatih Mosque and Complex serves as a solid example of Turkish-Islamic architecture that led to the development of the classic Turkish style. Dating back to 1463, the mosque went through a course of destructions and repairs caused by earthquakes. It was finally rebuilt in 1771, featuring both ancient and Baroque elements. Tour the complex that once housed a school, library, and a hospital and visit the 26 m (85 ft) tall mosque with a 26 m (85 ft) diameter dome. Look for the cemetery in the yard, which preserves the tomb of Sultan Mehmet II and his wife. Don't miss seeing the caravanserai at the site--a recreated traditional inn for dervishes. Plan your Fatih Mosque and Complex visit and explore what else you can see and do in Istanbul using our Istanbul vacation builder.
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  • The mosque is very similar to all other present in Istanbul, but the complex in which it is inserted (large gardens and squares paved with fountains and benches) makes it unique and majestic. To see!
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  • Recommend to visit all those interested in history-there is the tomb of Mehmet the Conqueror's second.
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  • Fatih mosque is named after the sultan who had it built. He was Mehmet the Conqueror who conquered Istanbul, then called Constantinopolis. It was actually built as a big complex with medreses ( school...  more »
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  • This is really one of the most amazing places in Istanbul and Turkey where you can see really how is Islam is great by seeing the Ottoman history.
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  • A splendid works that make up the skyline of Istanbul. Fatih Mosque photo and more on google when you search for, you can find or buy Sabri as the Khm.
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  • Fatih Sultan Mehmed tomb of Osman Pasha in Pleven and Veteran of the mosque next to the kabristandadır. Feyzi high courtyard and the surrounding area of İstanbul's most significant historic structures moving continuously.
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