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Rustem Pasha Mosque, Istanbul

4.6
Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Religious Site
Rustem Pasha Mosque showcases exquisite works of Ottoman art and architecture. Known foremost for the stunning Iznik tiles that create floral and geometric patterns across the porch, walls, and columns throughout the building, the mosque has been the source of the popularity of Iznik pottery. The chandeliers help to light up the spectacular art, carvings, and carpets that furnish this spiritual place. As a tourist, you may not visit the mosque during prayer time (during or around sunset and sunrise), and it is considered impolite to visit during group prayers or sermons. You must wear modest clothing and remove shoes before you enter. Ask your accommodation about how to get to the mosque and for prayer schedules. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Istanbul trip simple and quick.
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  • A bit tricky to find but worth it! From Yenikapi tram station, head towards the front entrance Egyptian bazar or Spice Market. Don't enter. Stay outside and follow the right hand side (if you are...  more »
  • We made a special detour here to see this beautiful mosque but everything was totally covered by boards for the renovation so you can't see a single tile. The mosque is,still open for prayer. Will...  more »
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  • One of the oldest mosque. Amazing architecture and famous place in Istanbul for visitors. Can be accessed easily by train.
  • This was a peaceful mosque where we enjoyed our mid day prayers. Beautiful architecture and stunning decorations.

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