Extended Turkey Guide

Villages of Istanbul

Waterfalls in Istanbul

Antalya Turkey Hotels

Beylerbeyi Mosque

-Attractions August 15, 2016
439 views
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.

Comments

No comment

This blog is kept spam free by WP-SpamFree.

Related Posts
Blue Mosque

Blue Mosque

July 6, 2017
375 views
Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya)

Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya)

June 21, 2017
429 views
Secrets of Hagia Sophia Mosaics

Secrets of Hagia Sophia Mosaics

April 14, 2017
715 views
The secrets of the Blue Mosque

The secrets of the Blue Mosque

January 8, 2017
582 views
Istanbul Places to Visit

Istanbul Places to Visit

December 18, 2016
661 views
Hagia Sophia’s secrets

Hagia Sophia’s secrets

December 10, 2016
580 views
Istanbul’s Secret Guide

Istanbul’s Secret Guide

November 20, 2016
391 views
Top 10 Istanbul Beautiful Places to Visit

Top 10 Istanbul Beautiful Places to Visit

November 10, 2016
790 views
Other Posts!
Belgrad Forest – Dams

Belgrad Forest – Dams

August 5, 2016
481 views
What can you do for free in Istanbul?

What can you do for free in Istanbul?

December 11, 2016
351 views
Top 15 Fascinating Turkey Villages

Top 15 Fascinating Turkey Villages

October 1, 2016
1,726 views
Zoodohu Pege Church

Zoodohu Pege Church

September 10, 2016
366 views
Yildiz City Museum

Yildiz City Museum

September 7, 2016
318 views
History of Marmara University

History of Marmara University

July 9, 2016
1,383 views
Full Guide of Besiktas District Istanbul

Full Guide of Besiktas District Istanbul

June 18, 2016
1,067 views
5 Turkey Beaches in World List

5 Turkey Beaches in World List

October 10, 2016
1,005 views
Ayvalik Guide with its Photos

Ayvalik Guide with its Photos

September 20, 2016
395 views
Famous Pera Palas Hotel of Istanbul

Famous Pera Palas Hotel of Istanbul

September 17, 2016
490 views