List of mosques in Istanbul

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Istanbul, as the capital of the Ottoman Empire since 1453 and the largest city in the Middle East, contains a great number of mosques. In 2007, there were 2,944 active mosques in Istanbul.[1]

Byzantine buildings[edit]

Zeyrek Mosque
Yeni Valide Mosque
Hagia Sophia

These Byzantine structures were converted to mosques by the Ottomans.

Ottoman mosques[edit]

Laleli Mosque
Dome of Şehzade Mosque
Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque) Courtyard
Mihrima Mosque
Fatih Mosque

Post-Ottoman mosques[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Vatan – Diyanet: Türkiye'de 79 bin 096 cami var". Archived from the original on 11 February 2009. Retrieved 6 June 2009.
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