|Style||Islamic, Late Classical Ottoman|
|Dome height (outer)||72 m (236 ft)|
|Minaret height||107.1 m (351 ft)|
Çamlıca Mosque (Turkish: Çamlıca Camii) is a mosque located in Istanbul and the largest mosque in Turkey. The mosque can hold 63,000 people and includes a museum, art gallery, library, conference hall, and underground parking lot for 3,500 vehicles.
Çamlıca Mosque was designed by two female architects, Bahar Mızrak and Hayriye Gül Totu, at a cost of around TL 150 million ($66.5 million). The length of the four mosque minarets span 107.1 metres, a measurement that refers to the Battle of Manzikert (1071) fought by the Seljuk and Byzantine Empires.
The mosque is one of a number of megaprojects built by the Turkish government to show the strength of the economy and provide a legacy for the governing AK Party. Turkish President Erdoğan said at its inauguration: "When a horse dies it leaves behind its saddle, when a man dies he leaves behind his works. We will be remembered for this." Turkish analyst Ziya Meral told The Times that "This is about cultural diplomacy and a vision of Turkey's role in the world."
The Çamlıca Mosque was inaugurated on 4 May 2019 by Turkish President Erdoğan. Several world leaders were present at the ceremony including Senegalese President Macky Sall, Guinean President Alpha Conde, Albanian president Ilir Meta, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh and other foreign dignitaries.
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