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Sehzade Mehmet Mosque, Istanbul
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Admire the 16th-century Ottoman imperial design of Sehzade Mehmet Mosque, built as a memorial to the son of a sultan. As you enter the site, you'll first tour the outer courtyard with a fountain. Continue inside and look up to view a ceiling with five domes, each beautifully decorated in typical Turkish symmetrical patterns. Wear conservative clothing when you visit, and be sure to take a walk around the peaceful gardens surrounding the building. Put Sehzade Mehmet Mosque on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Istanbul vacation planner.
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  • This is one of the mosques that I most liked in the City visit in the morning after visiting the mosque blue is most seemed more interesting than the Blue Mosque
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  • This mosque is located in the vicinity of Istanbul University. The majestic building is surrounded by a large park. The Interior is amazing: beautiful painting on the walls, a high ceiling with ornaments, from which descends a huge chandelier. Very beautifully illuminated at night. Few tourists, but it is worth a visit.
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  • Away from the main attractions. Very beautiful and magnificent mosque. Creation of Sinan, the most famous architect of the Ottoman Empire. Don't be lazy, be sure to visit. The people of little
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  • Lovely mosque. I visited in last 10 days of Ramadan. Unlike other mosques, they do the khatm (ختم) in taraweeh and also tahajud.
  • One of the historical mosques in the area and it's very calm and not very crowded. Also it's built by Mimar Sinan as many mosques in Istanbul are.
  • Another masterpiece by Mimar Sinan, the mosque is located on the hill
  • Another beautiful mosque in Istanbul, not known to many tourist, so it isn't crowded.
  • Amazingly beautiful. Very calm to walk and say some prayers