Nusretiye Mosque

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Nusretiye Mosque
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Basic information
Location Istanbul, Turkey
Geographic coordinates 41°01′38.38″N 28°58′59.38″E / 41.0273278°N 28.9831611°E / 41.0273278; 28.9831611
Affiliation Islam
Architectural description
Architect(s) Krikor Balyan
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Ottoman architecture
Groundbreaking 1823
Completed 1826
Specifications
Minaret(s) 2

Nusretiye Mosque is an ornate mosque located in Tophane district of Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey. While its architecture is influenced by Islamic elements, it retains a Baroque style, making it unique to the city. It was built in 1823-1826 by Sultan Mahmut II.

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References[edit]

  • Nusretiye Mosque at ArchNet.org
  • Maurizio Costanza, La Mezzaluna sul filo - La riforma ottomana di Mahmud II, Marcianumpress, Venezia 2010.

External links[edit]

Media related to Nusretiye Mosque at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 41°01′38.38″N 28°58′59.38″E / 41.0273278°N 28.9831611°E / 41.0273278; 28.9831611