Yeni Valide Mosque Complex, Istanbul

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Visit Yeni Valide Mosque Complex to see its square-shaped mosque built for Gülnuş Emetullah, the favorite concubine of Sultan Mehmet IV, and an unusual "birdcage" tomb in a quiet, lush garden. The building of the mosque features a flattened main dome and four half domes, as well as two minarets flanked with two balconies each. In the evening, the illumination imbues this tranquil place with a particular charm. There is a paid restroom in the garden, and a little cafe that faces the mosque offers refreshments. Remember to take off your shoes before you enter and cover your head if you are a woman. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Yeni Valide Mosque Complex and many more Istanbul attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Istanbul visit planner .
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  • June 19, 2017
    With our guests from Japan with Besiktas ferry to Uskudar and history of Üsküdar square opposite the Fountain, this mosque and the complex, herewith we hiked. Very well maintained, this mosque and the complex had a lot of local and foreign visitors. It is both surprised and happy. Location very good, with all kinds of public transport within easy reach of the historic mosque.
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  • December 7, 2016
    Valide-I Cedid (Yeni Valide) complexes located in Üsküdar Square fountain was built in the time of Sultan Ahmet III like. 300 years mosque and courtyard with two Minarets. According to some historians, students of Mimar Sinan the architect. In a nutshell, is worth a visit
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  • October 16, 2016
    It is located near the Asian side kadio I. Kadio I side not many tourists, pretty beautiful Mosque is located near the port is recommended. This mosque in the belief of the local people that there are many people, but almost no tourists. Please come if you can ferry to kadio I.
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  • Historic mosque, great atmosphere. The adhan is read in synchronisation with the Mihrimah mosque nearby.
  • Valide Mosque is amazing 18 th century Ottoman architecture mosque...
  • Beautifull place.
  • Maasha'ALLAH beautiful and big Mosque
  • A great mosque

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