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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ( The Blue Mosque )






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Sultan Ahmed Mosque Istanbul Turkey retouched

1609-1616 . Only mosque that was built with 6 minarets. It is famous with its tiles. It is located in a complex of large scale which also included structures like a grand bazaar , a Turkish bath, a cookhouse, a hospital, shools, a caravansary and the tomb of Sultan Ahmed.

The interior side is embellished with more than 20.000 glazed Iznik tiles. 260 windows illuminate the dome.

url:www.sultanahmetcami.org