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Rustem Pasha Mosque, Istanbul

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Architectural Building
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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  • During this time, there's nothing that you can see from outside, a renovation was begun, except for a small place that can and will not let you worship.
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  • little gem of architecture. not easy to find but one of the most beautiful mosques in Istambul. unique place of the turquoise colors  more »
  • We visited this beautiful mosque during our stay in Istanbul. All the great mosques of Istanbul are worth visiting. You will be impressed by their architecture, their size, their luxury and refinement.
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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