01 ) BEYAZIT MOSQUE ( BEYAZIT CAMİİ )
Beyazıt Mosque faces the square
known by its name . Built between 1501 and 1506 by Fatih Sultan Mehmets son
Beyazıt the second,it contists of several buildings:a mosque, a theological
school,a soup kitchen,a caravanserai and a Turkish bath.This mosque which is
also famous for its court with a fountain, has 3 entrances and 20 columns
carrying its 25 domes.
02 ) EYÜP SULTAN MOSQUE ( EYÜP SULTAN CAMİİ )
This mosque with its tomb was
originally made built by Fatih Sultan Mehmet in 1458 but todays Eyüp Sultan
Mosque was built in 1800 , under the assistance of Hüseyin Efendi.The mosque and
the tomb was built for the host of Prophet Mohammed in the city of Medine.
03 ) FATİH MOSQUE ( FATİH CAMİİ )
This mosque was built by the
sultan Fatih Sultan Mehmet who conquered Istanbul.Though the previous mosque was
built in the 15th Century , this standing one is from the 18th century.
04 ) NEW MOSQUE ( YENİ CAMİİ )
This mosque is located at
Eminönü.Its constructionoriginally started in 1597 by Safiye Sultan,the mother
of Mehmet the Third,detaired by their deaths.It was Turhan Sultan , the mother
of Mehmet the Fourth who finished this mosque in 1663.
05 ) NURUOSMANİYE MOSQUE ( NURUOSMANİYE
This mosque which is at the
entrance of the Covered Bazaar ,is from the 18th Century.
06 ) ORTAKÖY MOSQUE
(ORTAKÖY CAMİİ )
Ortaköy Mosque.from the
19.th Century has a dome and elaborate empirical decorations on its facade. It
was built by the sultan Abdulmecid so it's also called Mecidiye Mosque.
07 ) BLUE MOSQUE ( SULTANAHMET CAMİİ )
Built by Sedefkar Mehmet Ağa,between
1609 and 1616 for Ahmet the First,this mosque has 16 balconies on its six
minarets.It also has a big dome , enlarged by using 4 semi-cupolas at each side
and eksedras at the corners , which stands altogether on friezes carried by 4
arches..Interior is reachly decorated with 17th Century tiles from İznik(Nicea)
and beautiful stained glasses.
08 ) SÜLEYMANİYE MOSQUE
( SÜLEYMANİYE CAMİİ )
This mosque , built between 1550
and 1557 by the famous architect Sinan for Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent, is
one of the most remarkable examples of Islamıc Art in Istanbul. It consists of a
group of buildings which are successfully built,in all aspects as city planning,
technical, durability ,esthetic and decorative aspect.
09 ) THE MOSQUE OF PRINCE ( ŞEHZADE CAMİİ
The first monument to show the genius of Architect Sinan.This mosque was
built the son of the Sultan Soliman the Magnificent died before his father.
10 ) THE MOSQUE OF MIHRIMAH ( MİHRİMAH
This mosque , in Edirnekapı ,
was built under the orders of Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent for his daughter
Mihrimah in 1570.
11 ) THE MOSQUE OF DOLMABAHÇE (
DOLMABAHÇE CAMİİ )
Located on the Bosphorus shore this
mosque was built next to the Dolmabahçe Palace for the employees' worship.