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Sakirin Mosque

Barbaros Mh. Nuhkuyusu Caddesi No: 2 | Uskudar, Karacaahmet Mezarlik Girisi, Istanbul, Turkey
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Beautiful modern Mosque

The Şakirin Mosque is a modern looking building which was opened in 2009. Located in Üsküdar right... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
AnBe1986
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Stade, Germany
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Wonderful

Our favorite mosque in Istanbul! Definitely modern: impressive lightening, wonderful dome made of... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2015
Dan N
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14 Oct 2016
“Beautiful modern Mosque”
14 Nov 2015
“Wonderful”
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Barbaros Mh. Nuhkuyusu Caddesi No: 2 | Uskudar, Karacaahmet Mezarlik Girisi, Istanbul, Turkey
Uskudar
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The Şakirin Mosque is a modern looking building which was opened in 2009. Located in Üsküdar right next to a graveyard this Mosque is definitely worth a visit. While the outside is very impressive the inside appears to be much simpler but quite elegant. This...More

Thank AnBe1986
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Our favorite mosque in Istanbul! Definitely modern: impressive lightening, wonderful dome made of blue glass, beautiful paintings inside. Can be hard to find but absolutely worth it. Just go!

1  Thank Dan N
Reviewed 26 August 2015

What a beautiful Mosque. So much to look at on the inside and so clean and simple on the outside. Such peace at the outside location/graveyard. Modern and respectful.. no wander there is a rumor (according to the Turkish people) that a lot of well...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Very good,modern&large mosque in Karacaahmet Graveyard.With its nice and convenient facilities,all goes well and smooth at this well prepared mosque.

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Reviewed 19 May 2015

I had been there 15 th of march, for my friend's father funeral ceramony, very modern new and elegant mosque

Thank fusun
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Şakirin Camii is a very modern Mosque making its service to its people living in its neighbourhood.So nice and relaxing athmosphere.However,it is difficult to locate it as this is off the city center limits.Easy ro reach at by public transportation bus and minibus services from...More

2  Thank junior1907
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Although this mosque is off the tourist route, and it is slightly difficult to find, it is a must visit for those who have gone to Istanbul to see the architecture. Its contemporary design, and the tag that it was the first mosque designed by...More

2  Thank Keta S
Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

Not easy to find at first but well worth the trip to Üsküdar. Located at the entry of Karaachmet semitary which is also very interesting to see.

Thank Tom V
Reviewed 28 September 2014

This is a modern mosque and looks very different from the other Mosques you see. It is the first mosque in the country to have the interior designed by a woman, an interior designer known for her jet setting ways. She even recruited women to...More

4  Thank pbuntarl
Reviewed 13 September 2014

If you appreciate arquitecture, this is a place you should visit. Depending on where you are staying, getting there could be a little long since its not on a touristic neighborhood but the trip will definitely worth it. Surrounded by glass, very minimalistic but indeed...More

1  Thank Pamela C
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Uskudar
Home to more than half a million residents, Uskudar on
the Asian side of the Bosphorus is one of Istanbul’s
most densely populated neighbourhoods. Once a Greek
colony, later a haven for people from across the
Mediterranean and the Middle East, this gateway to
Asia has been an active and diverse hub for eons.
Still, visitors to Uskudar are often more overcome by
its myriad treasures than by its many thousand
...More
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