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Moschea Semsi Pasha, Istanbul

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The Şemsi Pasha Mosque is an Ottoman mosque located in the large and densely populated district of Üsküdar, in Istanbul, Turkey.HistoryThe Şemsi Pasha Mosque was designed by Ottoman imperial architect Mimar Sinan for Grand Vizier Şemsi Pasha. The Mosque is one of the smallest to be commissioned by a Grand Vizier in Constantinople, however it is its miniature dimensions combined with its picturesque waterfront location which have made it one of the most attractive mosques in the city. The Mosque is a celebrated example of the chief architect's skill in organically blending architecture with the natural landscape.
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TripAdvisor
  • Nearby uskudar , alongside bosphorus a small but very nice mosque. Cafes and restaurants nearby too. A very relaxig place . Worth a visit.  more »
  • Walking along the seaside road of Usukudar, you can see this mosque stands on the side of the sea. Not big at all, but beautiful. You can see the sea of Marmara from the garden of this mosque, too. A ...  more »
  • On the shores of the Bosphorus in Istanbul is one of the more beautiful and quaint mosques. Views and location super nice. Refurbished its very good. Have a wander around the walkway around the front side, where usually every hour of the day, you can see our citizens fishing with a fishing rod. When you go down to the coast Üsküdar sides surely I would recommend that you see in this mosque.
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  • A neat little mosque
  • Semsi Pasa mosque built by Architect Mimar Sinan...
  • Love the view from this mosque, it's right by the sea and close to maiden's tower.
  • Nice
  • Known as the place where the birds will be placed. In a charming library. Quiet a little mosque.
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