List of mosques in Istanbul

Istanbul, as the capital of the Ottoman Empire since 1453 and the largest city in the Middle East, contains a great number of mosques. In 2007, there were 2,944 active mosques in Istanbul.[1]

Byzantine buildings

Zeyrek Mosque
Yeni Valide Mosque
Hagia Sophia

These Byzantine structures were converted to mosques by the Ottomans.

Ottoman mosques

Laleli Mosque
Sehzade Mosque
Blue Mosque Courtyard
Mihrima Mosque
Fatih Mosque

Post-Ottoman mosques


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