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Yavuz Selim Mosque, Istanbul

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The Yavuz Selim Mosque, also known as the Selim I Mosque and the Yavuz Sultan Selim Mosque (Turkish: Yavuz Selim Camii) is a 16th-century Ottoman imperial mosque located at the top of the 5th Hill of Istanbul, Turkey, in the neighborhood of Çukurbostan, overlooking the Golden Horn. Its size and geographic position make it a familiar landmark on the Istanbul skyline.
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  • Yavuz Selim mosque is off the beaten track and it is clear that there are no tourists in the area. There is more of a conservative Muslim presence in the area and it feels less cosmopolitan...  more »
  • Yavuz Selim Mosque is off the tourist route in Esenler where a few local visitors only can be seen. However,because of its very nice architecture,this mosque is still a good venue to visit.İf you are....  more »
  • This mosque was commissioned in 1522 by Suleyman the Magnificient for his late father, (Yavuz) Selim I, who was one of the most important conquerors of Ottoman history. It is a large and important...  more »
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  • One of the most popular mosque in Istanbul. The vibe is different between the day time and night time. The view is amazing and the place is rich in art and history. If you are visiting this place, plan to be there before sunset, you will get the full experience of the area and view.
  • I love going there it's an author level of faith and peace . Subhana llah
  • Beautiful mosque just next to an ancient open cistern that is now a sports complex, with great views. Well worth the visit.
  • This mosque has beautiful landscape sene for goldenhorn and pera part of Istanbul. Also, after 2. Bayezid's mosques in Edirne, Amasya and İstanbul this building has repeated inverted-T plan, lastly in the capital city.
  • The view from the mosque was literally mesmerizing! Everyone should go and see there, it is definitely worth it!

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