This mosque has become the symbol of Istanbul, and it is touted to be the most significant example of Ottoman architecture. It lies on the shore of Bosphorus, and the Islamic devotees from all around the world flock into this mosque to seek divine blessings of Allah. It consists of two distinct parts- the summer palace section and the main worship area.
The walls of the mosque are built of white stone, and the building has two balcony minarets that enhance the beauty of the mosque in multifold amounts. You are advised to visit the mosque at night as when the lights are illuminated the beauty of the mosque enhances to the next level
Location: Mecidiye, Mecidiye Koprusu Sk. No:1 D:1, 34347 Besiktas/Istanbul, Turkey
Entry fee: Free