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This was the very first place I visited in Istanbul. It is beautiful and unlike other mosques, you... read more

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My favourite mosque in Istanbul, has a beautiful feeling inside.

Not the best known of all of Istanbul's great mosques but my favourite mosque in Istanbul, has a... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
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Sehzadebasi Cad. | Vefa, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the very first place I visited in Istanbul. It is beautiful and unlike other mosques, you can wander the interior unrestricted. Sulemaniye was unimpressive after my time here. Just lovely and free of loud tour groups taking selfies.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Not the best known of all of Istanbul's great mosques but my favourite mosque in Istanbul, has a beautiful feeling inside.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank n0shyw0shy
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Considered the epitome of Imperial architect Sinan’s ‘apprentice’ phase, the Mosque was built for the favourite son of Süleyman the Magnificent, Prince Mehmet, who died of smallpox in his early twenties.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

It is a very large, although not very welcoming, mosque. The size of it is quite overpowering and there are a few interesting tombs around. Nothing particularly worth a visit here though.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

a mosque to visit every mosque is different but in the same time same aura quite peaceful small garden

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DNA J
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Also, don't forget to see the first madrassah that architect Sinnan built, it is such a cozy place indeed.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank junyDada81
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is one of the most beautiful mosques in Turkey. The best season to visit is May, June, July. Also recommended the Blue Mosque. Esta es una de las más bellas mezquitas en Turquia. Recomiendo visitarla en Mayo, Junio o Julio. Imperdible la Mezquita Azul.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Marco Antonio M
Reviewed 26 May 2018

We visited many mosques in Istanbul and this is in our top 3. Great Ottoman architecture. It has great and enorm carpet - good feeling to the toes! :)

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rexonaut
Reviewed 23 April 2018

A masterpiece of Othomon architecture, with its so typical domes and minerets. Free entry and worthwhile the visit

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jazmoez
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Sehzade Mehmet Mosque is another great mosque in Istanbul. We visited several mosques during our stay and this one rates as one of the better ones and more noteworthy. Very historical and quite beautiful.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Dimitris L
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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
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Response from Jaeleeny | Reviewed this property |
You can take tram T1 westbound to Aksaray, or to Laleli, then it'll be 10-15 minutes walking uphill. There may be bus, but tram would be the best and most straightforward way for tourists. Don't forget to stop by at Valens... More