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Mihrimah Sultan Camii

Karagumruk Mh | Fatih, Istanbul 34664, Turkey
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Noted for its interesting construction and exceptionally high dome, this mosque was built in 1557 for the daughter of a Sultan.
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Karagumruk Mh | Fatih, Istanbul 34664, Turkey
Fener & Balat
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Although it is a little bit out of the way, it is definitely worth visiting. Among so many beautiful mosques in Istanbul, this one is unique in the sense that it was commissioned by a lady. Sinan has done a very good job. You can...More

Thank Wai Keung K
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Mihrimah sultan Mosque, located in Edirnekapı , was built by famous artchitect Mimar Sinan During the period of the Kanuni Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent in between the years of 1562-1565.. Mihrimah was the douhter of Kanuni , and there is a legent love story about...More

Thank fethi d
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Not many tourists visit this, but it's a nice place to stop by when exploring Fatih. Wall decorations are exquisite and the interior is quiet and welcoming.

Thank Jorge_Kost
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This one appears to be a quieter community mosque rather than one which is swarmed by tourists. It's where I found my inner peace.

Thank Haz M
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Built by the Sinan, the prolific Ottoman architect-builder, for Suleiman the Magnificent's princess, Mihrimah Sultan. In fact, Mihrimah has two mosques named after her in Istanbul: this one is on the Asian side. This mosque is the first mosque you see as you disembark at...More

Thank CaravanDad
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The Mihrimah Sultan Mosque was designed by Mimar Sinan for one of the daughter's of Suleiman the Magnificent and was built around 1565. It is a small mosque known for its stained glass windows.

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 26 December 2016

One can see the feminine influence as soon as you walk in. The colors are gorgeous. In addition although there are prayer areas on the first floor for women, women can climb up to the top for larger and private prayer areas.

Thank Blacksnapper
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We saw this mosque while coming back from Chora Church. It is a beautiful serene mosque just like the person it was named after. Mihrimah Sultan was the beloved daughter of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent and Hurrem Sultan. She was also the wife of Grand...More

Reviewed 18 November 2016

Architect Sinan's beautiful work for his hidden love Mihrimah Sultan, Süleyman's sister. It is very nice.

Thank sinanduyal
Reviewed 12 October 2016

When you enter the mosque, you will say wow, what a bright interior. There are so many windows bring so much brightness inside this mosque, you wont want to leave. Another perfection from Mimar Sinan who made his touch on this beautiful city multiple times....More

Thank jrkelesoglu
Fener & Balat
This sleepy and rather socially conservative area of
Istanbul hosts a small but thriving Jewish community,
the patriarchate of the Eastern Orthodox Church, and
some of the most beautiful churches and Christian art
in the world. Much of what’s most interesting to
witness in Fener and Balat sits between the surviving
ancient city walls of Constantinople and the serene
shores of the Golden Horn. Despite the many splendid
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