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Reviewed today via mobile

From outside ir very beautiful and immense, the inside is also very breautiful. Unfortunately i got there when the reconditioning was on so a big part of the interior was covered.

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Reviewed today via mobile

We visit the Blue Mosque the time for their last prayer although the time for tourist visit was over,the guardian left as in!We know that we had to take off our shoes(there are bags outside) and for women you have to cover up your head with a scarf(I had with me).The Mosque is imperial but the same time simply!We were seated behind the men who were prayed.Really interesting experience.(free entrance)

Thank xenia_artista
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Reviewed yesterday

There is no doubt this mosque is iconic and beautiful from the outside; inside I have to say (compared to the effort of entry) I was underwhelmed. However, to be fair it is (free to enter) a working mosque and there for the faithful. If you're short on time I recommend skipping this on and heading over to Hagia Sophia Mosque instead.

Thank annetteewright
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Reviewed yesterday

It was so covered up by scaffolding and drapes that we could not see much. We decided not to go inside because everything inside was also covered up. Sorry we missed it.

Thank REDCAC
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Reviewed yesterday

When i do my prayer in the blue mosque i directly think of prophet Mohamad how he was presenting Arab, Islamic and humanitarian ideals of noble character, including respect for human rights and dignity.

Thank ranoadam71
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Smooth visit and medium queues... The best time to go is early morning to avoid the massive crowds.. Once inside, it is best to slowly enjoy the colours and architecture.

Thank travelShoebum1
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The oustanding feature of Istanbul. Can't leave without having a glimpse of this royal spendour, ceilings, domes, outside structures and minarets

Thank Janaki V
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The mosque is a beautiful landmark against the city skyline, particularly silhouetted at sunset.

There is a designated visitors entrance, which takes you in to the building via a courtyard. There are clear instructions, which is helpful, regarding dress (modestly dressed with limbs covered) and women can borrow a headscarf. Shoes must be removed and carried in a plastic bag (provided).

We went on Sunday afternoon, not at prayer time. It was busy with both visitors and worshippers. But we did not have to queue to get in.

The mosque was popular and lively. Very much a working building - not just a museum piece. However at the moment it is not possible to see the main dome and many of the columns because they are encased in scaffolding. For a large, impressive mosque we would recommend visiting the Sulimaniye - this is not undergoing restoration work at the moment.

Thank CG101010
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nothing interesting other than the outside architecture which is simply similar to most of the mosques in the area. Needs more care and professionalism in organising the visitors' entrance and exit however from the inside it is not as huge and wide as it looks from the outside

Thank Mohamad H
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Trip to Istanbul is incomplete without visiting this beautiful Masjid, its right centre of the city, easily accessible by a subway

Thank saaqibali
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