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"Zeynep Sultan Camii" Zeynep Sultan Camii Tip by MM212

Zeynep Sultan Camii, Istanbul: 3 reviews and 8 photos

  Zeynep Sultan Camii on a snowy day - Jan 2010
by MM212
  • Zeynep Sultan Camii on a snowy day - Jan 2010 - Istanbul
      Zeynep Sultan Camii on a snowy day - Jan 2010
    by MM212
  • Another angle - Jan 2010 - Istanbul
      Another angle - Jan 2010
    by MM212

Commissioned by Zeynep Asıme Sultan, the daughter of the Ottoman Sultan Ahmet III, this tiny mosque looks as though it is yet another Byzantine church converted into a mosque. This is not the case, for it was built from scratch in 1769 by the architect Mehmet Tahir Ağa, in an entirely Byzantine style. It is located between Hagia Sophia and Gülhane Park. When I visited on a snowy day in January 2010, the mosque was closed.

Address: Alemdar Caddesi, Gülhane
Directions: On the edge of Sultanahmet
Phone: +90 212 514 1064

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 24, 2010
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