Yeni Valide Mosque

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Yeni Valide Mosque
Yeni Valide mosque, Üsküdar 2.JPG
Yeni Valide Mosque in Üsküdar, Istanbul
Basic information
Location Istanbul, Turkey
Geographic coordinates 41°01′29″N 29°00′54″E / 41.024787°N 29.015107°E / 41.024787; 29.015107
Affiliation Islam
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Ottoman architecture
Groundbreaking 1708
Completed 1710
Specifications
Minaret(s) 2

The Yeni Valide Mosque (Turkish: Yeni Valide Camii) is an Ottoman mosque in the Üsküdar district of Istanbul, Turkey.

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It was built between 1708 and 1710 on the iskele (pier) road by Emetullah Râbi'a Gülnûş Sultan, mother of Sultan Ahmed III. The main part of the building is square-shaped and covered with a flattened main dome and four half domes. The mosque has two minarets with two balconies each. Calligraphy inside the mosque is the work of Hezarfen Mehmet Efendi.

Interior of the dome of the Yeni Valide Mosque in Üsküdar, Istanbul.

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Coordinates: 41°01′29″N 29°00′54″E / 41.024787°N 29.015107°E / 41.024787; 29.015107