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Yeni Cami

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Address: Rustem Pasa Mh. | Eminonu, Istanbul 34116, Turkey

This mosque was positioned on a hill overlooking the harbor at Eminonu....

This mosque was positioned on a hill overlooking the harbor at Eminonu. Today, the local pigeons make their home in its graceful domes and arches.

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The New Mosque

It was built around 1665 so it is not that new but the name it is popularly known as is the New Mosque. It is near the Spice Bazaar but I always think the people mistaken it for... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was built around 1665 so it is not that new but the name it is popularly known as is the New Mosque. It is near the Spice Bazaar but I always think the people mistaken it for other mosques because of the similar architecture.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

It is probably a great facility. However it's under major construction so unable to enter. It near the Spice Bazaar so if there check it out.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

this mosque is in Eminonu on the Golden Horn not far from the Egyptian bazaar and it gives istanbul some of its islamic architecture. it appears in many pictures specifically with the pigeons flying around it or being fed by tourists and locals.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Its my favourite in Istanbul. It is having a face lift at this time. Its next to the Misru Bazar you cant mess it when at Eminünü.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

This place is open for any tourists to see how local people pray during prayer time. Don't forget to respect their religion by following the rules while entering the mosque. Very impressive interiors and exteriors - so much history behind it although it is actually called a new mosque.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Located in Eminonu, MAGNIFICENT!!! (full stop) :) but now its being renovated and closed these days.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

No idea why its called yenicami which means new mosque but it doesnt look new exactly. Its a beautiful building next to egyptian market and the sea.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Nice mosque for praying. It is near the Spice Pazar. It has a nice sea view. Very clean carpet. Wonderful voice of Azan "prayer calling".

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

on Eminönü area you could arrive to it by many public transportations. its location beside AlSouq Al Masry (Herbal Market in Istanbul ) and near Grand Pazar

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

This mosque like other ones are really interesting that how all the roofs are painted like this. I think it's good to Visit this place if you like paint and arts....

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Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside the elegant New Mosque (opened in 1665). Nearby, the famed Galata Bridge offers pedestrian access to urban delights across the river in Istanbul’s more residential and contemporary neighbourhoods, while the must-see sights of Sultanahmet are but a leisurely stroll away.
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