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Beylerbeyi Mosque

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Beylerbeyi Mosque

Beylerbeyi Mosque

This mosque is on the Anatolian side of the Bosphorus, next to the Beylerbeyi wharf. It was commissioned by Sultan Abdülhamid I in 1778 in memory of his mother, Rabia Sultan. It is the work of the architect Tahir Agha. The mosque is Baraque in style and built out of hewn stone. There are fity-five windows in the mosque and two minarets. The mosque has one dome, while the area the mihrab is covered by a semi-dome. The interior is decorated with calligraphic artwork. There are lovely examples of Ottoman and European tiles inside. The mosque thus offers an exhibition of different cultures.

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