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Yeni Valide Complex

-Attractions September 8, 2016
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yeni valide complex

Yeni Valide complex stands on the crossroads of Hakimiyet -i Milliye Street and Usküdar Square. It was constructed during the reign of Sultan Ahmed III in memory of his mother, Sultan Emetullah Gülnuş Valide, between 1708 and 1710. It was constructed by the architect Bekir. The complex consists of a mosque, a tomb, a soup, a fountain, a primary school, shops, kitchen. The mosque is situated inside an outher courtyard. The mosque and the inner courtyard are higher than the outer courtyard. Inside the inner courtyard, there is a faountain for making abluations. The mosque is contructed in the classical style and has main central dome supported by four semi-domes. The minarets of the mosque have two balconies and are built in the classical style as well. The mosque is decorated with tiles.

On the eastern side ofthe mosque, there is the imperial pavilion, which was built at a later date than the mosque. At thepresent time, this is quite derelict. On  the southestern corner of the outher courtyard, the shrine, faountains, and clock room are all located next to one another, The tomb is that of Queen Mother Emetullah Gülnuş. The primary school, soup kitchen and shops lie to the north of the outher courtyard.

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