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"New Mosque" redirects here. For the New Mosque in Thessaloniki, see New Mosque (Thessaloniki).

For the "New Valide Mosque" (Yeni Valide Camii) in the Üsküdar district of Istanbul, see Yeni Valide Mosque.

For the New Mosque in Bitola, see Jeni Mosque.


Yeni Mosque

Istanbul 2009 Yeni Camii.JPG
The New Mosque (Yeni Cami) in Eminönü, Istanbul


Basic information


Location
Istanbul, Turkey

Geographic coordinates
41°1′1.25″N 28°58′17.3″E

Affiliation
Islam

Architectural description


Architect(s)
Davut Ağa, Dalgıç Ahmed Çavuş, Mustafa Ağa

Architectural type
mosque

Groundbreaking
1597

Completed
1665

Specifications


Dome height (outer)
36 meters (118 ft)

Dome dia. (inner)
17.5 meters (57 ft)

Minaret(s)
2

Minaret height
52 m

Materials
cut stone, granite, marble

The Yeni Cami, meaning New Mosque; originally named the Valide Sultan Mosque (Turkish: Valide Sultan Camii) and later New Valide Sultan Mosque (Turkish: Yeni Valide Sultan Camii) after its partial reconstruction and completion between 1660 and 1665; is an Ottoman imperial mosque located in the Eminönü quarter of Istanbul, Turkey. It is situated on the Golden Horn, at the southern end of the Galata Bridge, and is one of the famous architectural landmarks of Istanbul.

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  • Copyright: ERHAN EKEN (erhan1958) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1204 W: 165 N: 514] (15961)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2010-12-31
  • Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
  • Exposure: f/5.6, 1/80 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-11-08 11:08
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