Great Mosques of the Muslim Faith
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque - Istanbul - Turkey - Islam
Built 1616 - Capacity 10,000 - Sunni Islam
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The Sultan Ahmed Mosque
(Turkish: Sultan Ahmet Camii)
is a historic mosque located
in Istanbul, Turkey. A popular
tourist site, the Sultan Ahmed
Mosque continues to function
as a mosque today.
The mosque was built on the site
of the palace of the Byzantine
emperors, in front of the basilica
At its lower levels and at every pier,
the interior of the mosque is lined
with more than 20,000 handmade
İznik style ceramic tiles, made at
İznik (the ancient Nicaea) in more
than fifty different tulip designs. The
tiles at lower levels are traditional
in design, while at gallery level their
design becomes flamboyant with
representations of flowers, fruit
The decorations include verses from
the Qur'an, many of them made
by Seyyid Kasim Gubari, regarded
as the greatest calligrapher of his time.
Istanbul - formerly known as Byzantium
and Constantinople, is the most populous
city in Turkey with over 15 million
inhabitants, and the country's economic,
cultural and historic center. It has
over 70 mosques - see the list below,
the beauty and devotion to
Islam is immeasurable! Istanbul is a
transcontinental city in Eurasia.
Approximately 12 million foreign
visitors arrived in Istanbul in 2015,
five years after it was named a
European Capital of Culture,
making the city the world's fifth
most popular tourist destination.
The city's biggest attraction is its
historic center, partially listed as a
UNESCO World Heritage Site,
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