Built in 1609-1616 under the ruler Sultan Ahmet I, this mosque is the only one with six minarets. It is called the Blue ... More
Sultanahmet Camii (Blue Mosque)
Built in 1609-1616 under the ruler Sultan Ahmet I, this mosque is the only one with six minarets. It is called the Blue Mosque due to the 20,000 blue and green toned tiles adorning its ceiling. The hand printed Iznik tiles, 260 stained windows, the impeccable architectural expertise waits to amaze you with its beauty. The Hunkar Mansion, now Carpet and Kilim Museum and Arasta, a bazaar are the two main attractions.
The mosque of Rustem Pasha dates from 1591 and has beautiful architecture, enhanced with red and blue Iznik tiles and
floral motifs. One of the main attractions at the mosque is the large glass chandelier.
The Blue House offers what could possibly be the best panoramic views of both the Marmara Sea and the Blue
Mosque in Sultanahmet. The best vantage points are from tables on the Terrace Marmara Restaurant. There is also a ...
Hotel Niles Istanbul is a family owned and managed small hotel located in the Grand Bazaar district of the old
city. Being located 3 minutes of walk away from the Grand Bazaar, and 12 minutes of walk from the ...
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