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Sakirin Mosque

Barbaros Mh. Nuhkuyusu Caddesi No: 2 | Uskudar, Karacaahmet Mezarlik Girisi, Istanbul, Turkey
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And the architect is a woman!

Nice modern mosque at the edge of the largest cemetery of Istanbul. Some might find the inner... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dashanedho
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Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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Sakirin Mosque

Sakirin Mosque is located within Karacaahnet Cemetery...Its modern architecture...interior was... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
adnanmordeniz
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London
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“And the architect is a woman! ”
3 Dec 2017
“Sakirin Mosque”
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Barbaros Mh. Nuhkuyusu Caddesi No: 2 | Uskudar, Karacaahmet Mezarlik Girisi, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice modern mosque at the edge of the largest cemetery of Istanbul. Some might find the inner decoration over the top, I was positively surprised by this different approach of a female architect. In good steps of the Sultan's architect Sinan.

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Sakirin Mosque is located within Karacaahnet Cemetery...Its modern architecture...interior was designed by Zeynep Fadillioglu . We impressed very much with the architecture..Built in 2009...

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Reviewed 15 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

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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
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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 15 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 20 May 2015

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

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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

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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
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Reviewed 9 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
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Home to more than half a million residents, Uskudar on
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