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- 98%History Buffs
- 86%Local Culture
- 74%Art & Design Lovers
- 74%Spiritual Seekers
- 63%Budget Travelers
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- New MosqueMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersBusiness Travelers+ 4May 25, 2014
The New Mosque of Eminönü is not as new as it name promises. Since 1665 this mosque is part of the Old Istanbul Skyline. It took 68 years to built the mosque. Entering the Eminönü pier by boat, gives you a fantastic view of the mosque.Recommended for:
- New MosqueMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsStudentsAdventure TravelersNov 01, 2013
Of course in Istanbul when they say New Mosque (Yeni Camii), they mean built in 1597 - but wasn't fully completed until 1665. This is another beautiful example of Ottoman architecture and was built by an apprentice of Mimar Sinan. Located in the Eminönü district it is an easy walk from Sultanahmet.Recommended for:
- New MosqueOct 24, 2013
While the New Mosque is an extremely impressive structure and certainly worth a stop, I think I liked the Blue Mosque a bit better. It is a massive work, and slightly overwhelming at times, but if you can manage to get a legitimate guide, the history is quite fascinating.Recommended for:
- New MosqueMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 4Oct 23, 2013
This mosque is stunningly picturesque - and in a central location with a lot going on around it. Feed the pigeons bird seed out front, eat a fish sandwich off a boat across the road, roam the spice market leading to it, all with the towering spires and turrets looming in the background.Recommended for:
- New MosqueOct 16, 2013
The Yeni Camii (New Mosque) or Mosque of the Valide Sultan is an Ottoman Imperial Mosque located in the Eminönü district of Istanbul. It is situated on the Golden Horn at the southern end of the Galata Bridge. It is one of the best-known sights of Istanbul.Recommended for:
- New MosqueMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 6Sep 20, 2013
New Mosque is an excellent introduction to Ottoman mosque design. It has a spacious, tranquil courtyard. The interior boasts ornate wood and tile work. New Mosque is also one of the most welcoming mosques to visitors and non-Muslims. While it lacks the grandeur of the Blue Mosque and the tile work is inferior to that of the Sulymaniye, it's a great start.Recommended for:
- New MosqueMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFamily Travelers+ 4Sep 14, 2013
Although it isn't the Blue Mosque, this structure is an architectural achievement in its own right. It dominates the skyline of its coast and is especially beautiful when lit up at night.Recommended for:
- New MosqueMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersBusiness Travelers+ 3May 27, 2013
I give 5 stars for this mosque because its open for any tourists to see how they pray in a prayer time. Don't forget to respect their religion by follow the rules for tourists. I have no chance to see how they pray before, even my country also have many mosques. So I was impress for this mosque.
- New MosqueMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsStudentsBackpackersApr 14, 2013
A beautiful mosque right at the Galata Bridge. We didn't went inside, but it's also impressing just to stand at the square in front of it and feed some of the pigeons. On one hand you have this typical feeling of being in a big city and in contrast there is this big old mosque.
Aliases: Mosque of the Valide Sultan, Yeni Camii, Yeni Valide Camii