Blue Mosque Website
90 212 458 4983
Sultan Ahmet Mh., Torun Sk No:19, Istanbul, Turkey
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The Blue Mosque (Called Sultanahmet Camii in Turkish) is an historical mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is known as the Blue Mosque because of blue tiles surrounding the walls of interior design.Mosque was built between 1609 and 1616 years, during the rule of Ahmed I. just like many other mosques, it also comprises a tomb of the founder, a madrasa and a hospice.Besides still used as a mosque, the Sultan Ahmed Mosque has also become a popular tourist attraction in Istanbul.
Besides being tourist attraction, it’s also an active mosque, so it’s closed to non worshippers for a half hour or so during the five daily prayers.