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Yeni Valide Mosque

Yeni Valide Mosque

Pic is not the Yeni Valide Mosque, it's the Pertevniyal Valide Sultan Mosque in Aksaray

Basic information
Location Istanbul, Turkey
Geographic coordinates N|29.015107|E|region:TR_type:landmark name=

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Affiliation Islam
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Ottoman architecture
Groundbreaking 1708
Completed 1710
Specifications
Minaret(s) 2

The Yeni Valide Mosque (Turkish: Yeni Valide Camii) is an Ottoman mosque in the Üsküdar district of Istanbul, Turkey.

History

It was built between the 1708 and 1710 on the iskele (dock) road by Emetullah Râbi'a Gülnûş Sultan, mother of Sultan Ahmed III. The main part of the building is square in shape and covered with a flattened main dome and four half domes. The mosque has two minarets with two balconies each. Calligraphy inside the mosque is the work of Hezarfen Mehmet Efendi.


See also

References

External links

  • Images of the Yeni Valide Mosque

Coordinates: 41°01′29″N 29°00′54″E / 41.024787°N 29.015107°E / 41.024787; 29.015107

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