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Sultan Ahmed MosqueSultan Ahmet Camii

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Generally, it is open during 8:30-16:45. No entry during the Muslim religious service. There is a sign at the front of the door to remind visitors of the opening time of the day (about 3 periods per day). Friday is usually open to visitors from 13:00.
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: Sultanahmet Mah At Meydani Cad No: 7, İstanbul 34122
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Phone: +90-212-4584468

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Because the Blue Mosque is so famous, it is now hard to remember its scientific name, Sultan Ahmed Mosque, enough to be mouth-watering. And it is said that the mosque that built the six minarets is a misunderstanding.

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Introduction

Situated on the bank of the Bosphorus Strait is one of Istanbul's landmarks, Sultan Ahmed Mosque. It features a magnificent and eye-catching, enormous round dome. The Sultan Ahmed Mosque, also called the Blue Mosque, was built under the rule of Sultan Ahmed during the Ottoman Empire. The Sultan Ahmed Mosque derives its name from the more than 20,000 blue ceramic tiles used to decorate its interior. These exquisite blue ceramic tiles are one of the mosque's highlights. The tiles are engraved with rich patterns and Arabic inscriptions, which are the perfect embodiment of the unique features of Islamic art.
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