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Rustem Pasha Mosque, Istanbul
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Rustem Pasha Mosque showcases exquisite works of Ottoman art and architecture. Known foremost for the stunning Iznik tiles that create floral and geometric patterns across the porch, walls, and columns throughout the building, the mosque has been the source of the popularity of Iznik pottery. The chandeliers help to light up the spectacular art, carvings, and carpets that furnish this spiritual place. As a tourist, you may not visit the mosque during prayer time (during or around sunset and sunrise), and it is considered impolite to visit during group prayers or sermons. You must wear modest clothing and remove shoes before you enter. Ask your accommodation about how to get to the mosque and for prayer schedules. Put Rustem Pasha Mosque on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Istanbul tour planner.
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  • Beautiful and imposing, has a decoration beautiful. Is a place recommended to visit and admire your design.
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  • A little hidden in the Bazaar in Eminönü, this mosque is one of the great master Mimar Sinan's works. Blue tiles. Small but cute and a must-see mosque. Maybe in the future if it can be cleaned around it stands out a bit more and the great attention.
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  • A smaller, older mosque across the Galata Bridge which is not as popular as the other more grander mosques but inside it is famous for its tiles. You will see the mosque listed in guide books and is w...  more »
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  • Also one of the masterpieces by Mimar Sinan, this mosque is close to the Yeni sami mosque
  • Wonderful artistic mosque with amazing tile work. It was empty when I visited and had the place to myself to sit and soak up the atmosphere
  • A beautiful Mosque where lot of people pray due to its convenient location. Pretty spacious.
  • Located in Istanbul, Turkey. It is a 16th Century ottoman Mosque. Very beautiful from the inside as well as the outside.
  • lovely place to look at it. so wonderful