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Blue Mosque

(Sultan Ahmet Camii)
Mosque and Historic Site
Sultanahmet, Fatih
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  • Husna M.
    "Beautiful mosque....masha Allah....Allahuak"(7 Tips)
    Christoph L.
    "prayer times for Istanbul online"(8 Tips)
    SonyMobileWTA M.
    "One of the most impressive mosques in Istanbul; it's worth a look!"(4 Tips)
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  • alwaleed A.
    Great historical place. I advice to visit it. I prayed the Eid there. It was very crowded place. Anyhow, there are many shops and restaurants nearby to it.
  • I B.
    I B3 weeks ago
    One of the most beautiful places I've ever seen!
  • Burak S.
    Burak SansalAugust 4
    Been here 100+ times
    One of the most popular mosques in Istanbul, with nice blue tiles
  • Moozhan A.
    Awesome interior design. Terrible foot smell 🤦🏻‍♀️
  • Salem A.
    A merely identical mosque with better views and less crowd is less than a mile away, Sulaymanyeh Camii.
  • Bahram M.
    Beautiful blue mosque with beautiful view and amazing inside decoration. Be wary that you can not visit inside the mosque in praying times so adjust your time accordingly.
  • Neda N.
    Neda NahidJune 27
    I was impressed by the architecture of this mosque. Loved it
  • aliff a.
    Great ambience
  • Hussein H.
    Still as usual, a remarkable experience full of happiness and joyful
  • Maisoon M.
    If u don't have enough time in Istanbul don't waste your time visiting it!
  • Alex M.
    Alex M.April 20
    Astonishing place. Must visit when in Istanbul.
  • Bardia M.
    Bardia MoApril 18
    Architecture . Beauty
  • Anna
    AnnaApril 7
    Masterpiece of architecture. Take your time to stroll around in the gardens, avoid annoying "free pass guides". Dress appropriately and look up- ceilings are magical.
  • Besh s
    Besh sMarch 31
    Wonderful mosque❤❤❤❤❤
  • Fathima D.
    Fathima DadaFebruary 12
    Blue and beautiful. Majestic and magnificent. Take time to sit down and meditate a bit.
  • Zain Z.
    Zain ZailaiFebruary 5
    amazingly nice
  • Thamer A.
    Amazing architecture with great sound system design without any need for any amplifier, all natural with amazing architecture.
  • Maher A.
    Maher AhmadDecember 7, 2016
    Great historical Islamic architectural
  • Atakan A.
    Atakan AksoyDecember 6, 2016
    BlueMosque
  • Husnu B.
    Husnu BayrakDecember 3, 2016
    Great historical place. One of the have to goes if you visit Istanbul
  • vahid m.
    vahid mohseniNovember 21, 2016
    Nice architecture
  • Watcher K.
    Watcher KimOctober 24, 2016
    It's a amazingly place
  • Rodolfo G.
    Rodolfo GabrielOctober 9, 2016
    Another great example of greatness and beauty. A must go for every travel lover! Pay attention to praying times because the entry is closed for visits.
  • Reem M.
    Reem MohamedOctober 9, 2016
    Must seen place one of the very city sight in Istanbul.Also, was spiritual experience
  • Ehsamudin K.
    Ehsamudin KargarSeptember 27, 2016
    Every one must have a visit very nice
  • Abdulrahman
    AbdulrahmanSeptember 21, 2016
    Good place to visit
  • Ahamd A.
    Ahamd ArfajAugust 30, 2016
    XxxxxxxxxxxxX
  • koguze
    koguzeAugust 27, 2016
    so quiet till noon
  • SM.
    SM.August 21, 2016
    Beatiful mosque 💜
  • Faezeh K.
    Faezeh KmnAugust 11, 2016
    It is wonderful
  • Shaileshwori S.
    Shaileshwori SharmaJuly 23, 2016
    Beautiful mesmerizing architecture. Free entrance from the back and exit from front. Guests wearing shorts, skirts, sleeveless shirts/blouses are provided appropriate covering for free at entrance.
  • M A.
    M Al HammadiJuly 9, 2016
    Beautiful mousque
  • Georg
    GeorgJune 12, 2016
    Nice mosque!
  • Erin A.
    Erin AugustineJune 9, 2016
    Great from the outside.
  • Sadeem A.
    Sadeem AlBadrMay 18, 2016
    One of the mostly visit please in Istanbul 💖
  • Irmak A.
    Irmak AsiApril 3, 2016
    It was built from 1609 to 1616, during the rule of Ahmed I. Its Külliye contains a tomb of the founder, a madrasah and a hospice. The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is still popularly used as a mosque.
  • Natalia U.
    Natalia UMarch 8, 2016
    Fist mosque by significance in Istambul
  • instagram: @OfficialMissCheng
    Beautiful inside and out!!! This was take on the path as soon as you leave the Blue Mosque! Perfect place for a wonderful picture!
  • Ali A.
    Ali AlromaihMarch 4, 2016
    Incredible architectural piece. Another must see in Istanbul.
  • Hien T.
    Hien TFebruary 16, 2016
    Ladies they let you borrow a head scarf and skirt to pull over if you're not properly dressed.
  • Sophie A.
    Sophie Al'azzawieFebruary 13, 2016
    Very beautiful.
  • Olmedo M.
    Olmedo MirandaFebruary 1, 2016
    Great historic mosque. It is better to go with tour guide and pre-bought tickets
  • Irmak A.
    Irmak AsiFebruary 1, 2016
    The Sultan Ahmed Mosque or Sultan Ahmet Mosque is a historic mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior.
  • Arie M.
    Arie MulyahatiJanuary 24, 2016
    Sultan Ahmet Camii on winter time from outside..❤️
  • Arie M.
    Arie MulyahatiJanuary 24, 2016
    With my lovely hubby..❤️
  • Arie M.
    Arie MulyahatiJanuary 24, 2016
    We love to spent our time here. Peaceful. Beautiful. Will come back for sure..❤️
  • Alwaleed
    AlwaleedJanuary 12, 2016
    History talks, gotta visit Topkapi palace which is just few steps away
  • Abdulrahman D.
    Abdulrahman DallalJanuary 8, 2016
    A good mousq to visit
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinJanuary 1, 2016
    Beautifully ornate mosque consisting of 6 minarets and cascading domes. Contains the remains of many Ottoman sultans.
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinJanuary 1, 2016
    Beautifully photogenic mosque. Resting place of many Ottoman sultans.
  • S A.
    S ADecember 28, 2015
    A beautiful monument of the history of the city, and an excellent place to pray.
  • Nora A.
    Nora AlSaudDecember 27, 2015
    Nice architecture details 😻👍🏼
  • Rawan G.
    Rawan GhnaimDecember 17, 2015
    Should visit
  • Ghazal M.
    Ghazal MimDecember 14, 2015
    There's nothing worth seeing there for an Iranian, especially if you lived in Shiraz or Isfahan.
  • Alia A.
    Alia AlsharifNovember 21, 2015
    One of the oldest cami mosque, mom love to pry their
  • Alberto Q.
    Alberto QuirozNovember 2, 2015
    Amazing the enormous size of the mosque.
  • Cik S.
    Cik SadoOctober 29, 2015
    I miss every single place in istanbul 😞😢
  • Cik S.
    Cik SadoOctober 24, 2015
    Cintaku tertinggal di sini.. 😞 i'm searching for my love... Back
  • Majed A.
    Majed AlashariOctober 23, 2015
    Beautiful masjid and surrounding area. It is nice to spend a full day there.
  • Tania M.
    Tania MartinezOctober 20, 2015
    Great architecture! The mosaics on the ceiling and the stained glass in the windows are really beautiful.
  • Nadia I.
    Nadia IssaBellaOctober 17, 2015
    The famous Blue Mosque... Be sure to cover your head before entering. If you forget a head covering, they have them in the area where you take your shoes off.
  • Adam N.
    Adam NowekSeptember 9, 2015
    A beautiful building, inside and out. Try to visit at a time that is less crowded to really soak it in.
  • Maja P.
    Maja PSeptember 7, 2015
    I expected much more of its interior,kind of a disappointment for me. And, no hard feelings, but the foot odor of visitors was unbearable.
  • Nikita G.
    Nikita GoncharovJuly 15, 2015
    I have no words to describe this. Oh
  • Karlo V.
    Karlo VugrekJuly 8, 2015
    A must see building! It really takes your breath when you see it. Entrence is free. You just can't enter in their prayer times.
  • Amer A.
    Amer Aldamer 🔴July 4, 2015
    The most prominent landmarks of Istanbul 🇹🇷❤️
  • Dmitry R.
    Dmitry R.June 9, 2015
    I'm not sure what is more disgusting for the moslims: not removing the shoes or the odour of the visitors feet. At least force them wash them.
  • manu p.
    manu prasadJune 7, 2015
    The timings are strict, the dress code exists and the queues are long, but the sense of tranquility that you get inside even with crowds around is worth it all. Spot the ostrich eggs! :) Read more
  • Abdulaziz M.
    Everything
  • Little Hagia S.
    Historical and beautiful architecture. Definitely worth a visit and only 5 minutes walk from Little Hagia Sophia Apartments.
  • Ahmad Safwan A.
    Ottomans Empire Proud
  • Elmira B.
    Elmira BackMarch 27, 2015
    It's a big mosque that make me think how they build it up in the past , the funny thing I didn't like the sound of Azan at all it was in my nerve
  • Râna B.
    Râna BabaçMarch 21, 2015
    Over-rated!
  • lov3sb3rry
    lov3sb3rryMarch 18, 2015
    Beautiful mosque
  • Mimiey I.
    Mimiey IsmailMarch 11, 2015
    With @salehahawang and @syiismail
  • Ramazan E.
    Ramazan E.February 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    nothing to say, just close your eyes and enjoy
  • Jarrod B.
    Jarrod BrownFebruary 20, 2015
    My favourite mosque in Istanbul, looks better covered in snow
  • Mark J.
    Mark J.February 20, 2015
    Spectacular. Words do not compute.
  • Nour
    NourJanuary 31, 2015
    The mosque is beautiful but people tend to be annoying, make sure to avoid rush hours
  • Giorgi M.
    Giorgi MerebashviliJanuary 17, 2015
    The mosque is amazing, stunning architecture and wall cladding, but you have to take off the shoes and in winter its damn cold
  • Espiranza B.
    Espiranza Bint AbdullaJanuary 13, 2015
    Nicely illuminated exterior
  • Jimmy J.
    Jimmy JimmieJanuary 13, 2015
    The mosque has one main dome and eight smaller domes. The interior is elaborately decorated with more than 20,000 predominantly blue colored Iznik tiles in fifty varieties of tulip designs, and ... Read more
  • Ana V.
    Ana VitikJanuary 11, 2015
    Wonderful!
  • Tiina R.
    Tiina RajasaloJanuary 1, 2015
    Don't skip this beautiful mosque just because you don't have the proper attire, you can borrow a scarf and a long skirt at the entrance.
  • Sam H.
    Sam HDecember 30, 2014
    Be sure to look up prayer times and plan your visit so to make sure you're not stuck waiting 30 min to be let in while you can use that time to see something important!
  • Andras U.
    Andras UngerDecember 27, 2014
    i'm always suspicious when it comes to religion, but this is so stunning that even a hardcore atheist will feel blessed inside.
  • Elizaveta E.
    Elizaveta ErokhinaDecember 21, 2014
    Very cozy mosque and the place where Sultan Suleiman with his favorite wife Roxalana is buried.
  • Christoph L.
    Christoph LöhrDecember 8, 2014
    Find prayer times for Istanbul online here: http://www.namazvakti.com/Main.php?WSLanguage=EN
  • Ali L.
    Ali LatifiDecember 6, 2014
    Beautiful. Historic. Iconic.
  • Abdulrahman A.
    Abdulrahman AlmutairiNovember 21, 2014
    Incredible.. Not easy to define in words. Its a peace place must to visit in Istanbul.
  • Paula Z.
    Paula ZeltiņaNovember 17, 2014
    Check the praying times before visiting. You want to be sure to see the inside.
  • Bekir Anıl A.
    Bekir Anıl AvcıNovember 4, 2014
    Very good:)
  • Zara K.
    Zara KhanOctober 24, 2014
    Magnificent work of architecture
  • Erin H.
    Erin HaleenOctober 16, 2014
    Beautiful Turkish architecture. Free admission because it's a functioning mosque. Please be respectful.
  • Terror R.
    Terror RiskOctober 15, 2014
    Beware of touts claiming to be tourist guides. They comes in a group professionally eyeing young female tourist to exploit. Police are ever present but apparently no notice informing tourist.
  • Terror R.
    Terror RiskOctober 15, 2014
    Magnificent architecture but crowded with tall tress making it difficult to take good pictures. The trees must be trim as the wall height for tourist to get perfect pictures of the beautiful Mosque.
  • Bogdan D.
    Bogdan D.October 10, 2014
    One of the most beautiful mosques in the world; highlites are the inside of the dome with İznik tiles and the courtyard view of the domes; crowded, long queue to visit; free entrance; decent outfit;
  • Dena
    DenaOctober 5, 2014
    Absolutely beautiful. More impressive than the Hagia Sofia. Visit right before the close for late afternoon prayers (3.30ish) to avoid a ridiculous queue which you'll see in the morning.
  • V H.
    V HOctober 4, 2014
    Too touristy. There's better mosques out there...
  • rhythmtt t.
    rhythmtt tangOctober 4, 2014
    Too many people today
  • Samet P.
    Samet Paça1 week ago
    Ne güzel bir mekan. Maneviyat, huzur. Farklı kültürden olsalarda aynı dine mensup yüzlerce insanla bir araya gelmek 😌
  • Cihangir A.
    Cihangir Ack2 weeks ago
    Maneviyatın istanbuldaki merkezlerinden
  • Brz Brz B.
    Brz Brz BnAugust 16
    Huzuru iliklerinizde hissedeceksiniz. İhtişamlı bir yapı
  • İlknur T.
    Muhteşem mimari.
  • SEETA Al Muhanna .
    صلاة الجمعه 😋😍
  • Gökçe K.
    Hayatımın en güzel deneyimlerindendi. Hey gidi İstanbul.
  • kahvalti'm sarkuteri ® ☎.
    Böyle bir camiye sahip olduğumuz icin ne kadar şanslıyız anlatamam
  • Ahmet G.
    Ecdat yapmış abi...
  • E.Esra&NilMevâ A.
    Hayranım sana 💙
  • Rehab 🎈
    Rehab 🎈July 26
    منطقة حيّة و مليئة بالآثار التاريخية قريب منها النافورة الألمانية، آيا صوفيا، المسالا المصرية، ساحة السباقات و ساحة الخيول، يمتلئ المكان باكشاك بيع الكستناء و الذرة و الآيسكريم 💓
  • Özden I.
    Mükemmel bir cami
  • Muhammed Kadir Y.
    Manevi havası çok farklı ve mimarisi ile de mükemmel bir yapı.
  • Gizem G.
    Sultan Ahmet Cami, İstanbul ili, Fatih ilçesi, Sultanahmet Meydanı içerisinde bulunmaktadır. https://www.geziyerler.com/istanbulda-gezilecek-yerler#Sultan_Ahmet_Camii
  • Hatice Ç.
    Buram buram tarih ve islam kokar. Ozellikle kandil gecelerin burada camilere gitmek ruhuma iyi geliyor
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • Arda B.
    Gerçekten de muhteşem bir cami mimarisi muhteşem manzarası da yine muhteşem tam anlamıyla müthiş
  • MC M.
    MC MamuJune 12
    Mimar Sinan'in öğrencisi Sedefkar Mehmet Ağa'nın görkemli eseri. İçindeki iznik çinileri ve süslemeler bir efsane. Huzur bulduğum yerlerden biri.
  • mohammed K.
    المسجد الأزرق واحد من اجمل المساجد التي زرتها في تركيا وهو مسجد السلطان احمد واحد من اهم المساجد الأثريه في اسطنبول فعلا هندسة معمارية جميله ماشاءالله
  • Alper U.
    İhtişamıyla, çinileriyle, kubbeleriyle, minareleriyle, bahçesiyle, avlusuyla buram buram İslam, tarih ve huzur kokan bir Camii.
  • Soner C.
    İhtişamıyla insanı büyülüyor.Mutlaka görülmeli.
  • Mustafa T.
    Huzur,barış, İslam, Hz Muhammed Mustafa S.A.V, cuma,salah ve bir
  • Turgut A.
    Çekim günündeydik
  • Дмитрий Л.
    Очень аутентично, приятно ступать по коврам
  • Jesus
    JesusMay 1
    Los detalles de la construcción son impresionantes.
  • Jesus
    JesusMay 1
    Uno de los lugares más hermosos del mundo!
  • نوره ع.
    اللهم اعز الاسلام والمسلمين
  • Ярослава Ш.
    Мечеть действующая,поэтому если вы не мусульманин,вам надо зайти за мечеть,там есть отдельный вход, выдают специальную одежду,нужно разуваться!Лучше берите запасные носки,все таки огромный поток людей
  • Twenty F.
    Twenty FiveApril 15
    สวยงามมากๆ
  • ☺️ H.
    Osmanlı neler yapmış diyor insan ihtişam şahaneee
  • Tahani
    TahaniApril 8
    💕💕💕💕💕💕💕جمال الكان مو طبيعي 🌷🌷🌷🌷اشكر القائمين على الاهتمام بنظافة المسجد
  • Ahmed A.
    جميل جداً 😍
  • Çağatay D.
    Benim Feriköy Yayla Hamidiye Mahallesi
  • Mahmut Enes K.
    Fetih Cami Ayasofya'nın karşısına onun mimarisinin başarısız bir kopyası olarak yapılmıştır. Gerilemeye girişimizi kanıtlayan eserdir. Kıbleyi de 30° yanlış gösterir. Ramazan ayının ise klasik durağı.
    Upvoted 5 days ago
  • Marla S.
    Marla SingerMarch 14
    Bu güzelim tarihi ayak kokusu ve sağa sola saygısızca koşuşan insan kalabalığından görmeniz ve içeride huzur bulmanız malesef mümkün olmuyor 😡😖
  • A. Y.
    A. YağızFebruary 24
    Been here 5+ times
    İbadet ederken tabiatın önünüzde edildiği dünyadaki tek camii... Muhteşem! Müslümanların da turist gibi gezmesi biraz hüzünlü olsa da, içeriye girdiğiniz anda size tefekkür kapılarını açacak.
  • Feyza A.
    Feyza ArikanFebruary 16
    Kalabalık da kalabalık
  • Emir E.
    Emir ErbaşFebruary 7
    Icerideki isiklandirmayi her zaman cok sevmisimdir.
  • Hakan M.
    Hakan MeriçJanuary 4
    Insan 400 yıl önceye gidiyor. Namazı tarihin içinde kılmak apayrı bir güzellik.
  • Belovizka N.
    Ради этой мечети стоит посетить город Османского императора!
  • Zeynep Ç.
    Zeynep ÇamoğluDecember 27, 2016
    Yerden ısıtmalı Camii.Mükemmel ötesi🙏🙏
  • Cemal
    CemalDecember 26, 2016
    Dünyanın en güzel eserlerinden biri olsa gerek.
  • 🍂Samimî T.
    🍂Samimî Türk🍁November 24, 2016
    Çok güzel cami
  • Meltem ..
    Meltem ...November 23, 2016
    Mükemmel mimari... İçi ayrı dışı ayrı bir dünya harikası
  • Liza
    LizaNovember 18, 2016
    Нельзя приехать в Стамбул и не посетить это место!!!!Не был тут,значит,не был в Стамбуле)))
  • Umut H.
    Umut HaytaNovember 17, 2016
    Bir japonun icerde yere yatip kubbe tavanini saskinlikla izledigini gormustum
  • Ayşe G.
    Ayşe GençNovember 7, 2016
    Her gittiğimde ayrı bir haz ve huzur bulduğum🙏ve niceleri🙏🙏😉
  • Mod G.
    Mod GOctober 17, 2016
    جميل جدا كان تحت فندقي وايت هاوس
  • Kamuran
    KamuranSeptember 27, 2016
    Etkilenmemek mümkün değil😊
  • Ramazan O.
    Ramazan OralSeptember 26, 2016
    Ecdat Yadigar muhteşem mimari
  • Çağatay D.
    Çağatay DönmezSeptember 21, 2016
    Sultanahmet Sultanahmet Sultanahmet Sultanahmet
  • Filiz T.
    Filiz TasSeptember 19, 2016
    Acayıp bır atmosferı var. Dua etmek sizi rahatlatıyor.ayrıca avlusu ve mimarısıne hayran kalıyorsunuz
  • Latrodects
    LatrodectsSeptember 18, 2016
    Bu kadar avizenin bir camide ne işi var ? Işıklardan geriye hiçbirşeyi göremiyorsunuz!
  • Eray S.
    Eray SelçukSeptember 16, 2016
    Osmanlı benim dedemdir
  • Meri S.
    Meri StrawberrySeptember 7, 2016
    Внутренний двор
  • Meri S.
    Meri StrawberrySeptember 6, 2016
    очень светлая и позитивная энергетика внутри.
  • Meri S.
    Meri StrawberrySeptember 6, 2016
    Очень красиво внутри
  • Deniz
    DenizAugust 27, 2016
    Şort giymiş erkeklere o hastane mavisi kumaşla etek yapıyorlar gülmekten ölüyorsunuz
  • layan
    layanAugust 25, 2016
    من اروع المعالم الاسلاميه
    Upvoted Jul 15
  • Faruk E.
    SULTAN AHMET CAMİİ 1609-1616 YILLARI ARASINDA OSMANLI PADİŞAHI SULTAN 1.AHMET TARAFINDAN MİMAR SEDEFKAR MEHMET AĞA YA YAPTIRTMIŞTIR.CAMİ MAVİ YEŞİL BEYAZ İZNİK ÇİNİLERİYLE BEZENMİŞTİR.
  • Al Shaima A.
    Al Shaima Al MadaniJuly 25, 2016
    God is the greatest✨ الله أكبر
  • Azad T.
    Azad TuranJuly 20, 2016
    Tarihi, camileri, mimari seviyorsan, İstanbul'da ziyaret etmen gereken bir yerdir. İnce işçiliğin konuştuğu İstanbul un başyapıt larından.
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • ßariş Ç.
    ßariş ÇkmkJuly 12, 2016
    Allaha şükür
  • Seda Ç.
    Seda ÇelebiJuly 10, 2016
    Gidip Görülmesi Gereken Yerlerden.
  • Çağrı K.
    Türkiye'nin en iyi cami ve yapısından biri.
  • Fatih S.
    Fatih SarıcaJuly 6, 2016
    Huzur Huzur huzur
  • ahmed c.
    ahmed cherifJune 28, 2016
    autoriser les visiteurs non musulmans non propre d*entrer au moment des prières c*est très mauvais pour les croyants et les anges * la moquée c*est un lieu saint seulement pour les propres *
  • Halil G.
    Halil GündoğduJune 28, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Huzur Burada İnsanın İçi Ferahlıyor...
  • Gül .
    Gül 🎈June 20, 2016
    Sultan I.Ahmed tarafından yaptırılmış. Caminin yapımını üstlenen mimar Sedefkar Mehmet Ağa, mimar sinan okulundan yetişmiş. Sultanahmet Camii İstanbul’un en büyük boyutlu sultan camiidir.
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