Rum Mehmed Pasha Mosque

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Rum Mehmed Pasha Mosque
Rum Mehmed Pasha Mosque, Üsküdar.jpg
Basic information
Location Istanbul, Turkey
Geographic coordinates 41°01′29″N 29°00′39″E / 41.024651°N 29.010859°E / 41.024651; 29.010859
Affiliation Islam
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Ottoman architecture, Byzantine architecture
Groundbreaking 1469
Completed 1471
Specifications
Minaret(s) 1

The Rum Mehmed Pasha Mosque (Turkish: Rum Mehmet Paşa Camii) is an old Ottoman mosque located in a large and densely populated district of Üsküdar, in Istanbul, Turkey. It was built for the Grand Vizier Rum Mehmed Pasha, who was of Greek origin. The mosque combines architectural elements of Ottoman and Byzantine styles. It was restored in 1953.

Rum Mehmed Pasha Mosque is located close to the Bosphorus waterfront and Şemsi Pasha, Yeni Valide and Mihrimah Sultan historical mosques located in the Üsküdar district.

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Coordinates: 41°01′29″N 29°00′39″E / 41.024651°N 29.010859°E / 41.024651; 29.010859