Çinili Mosque

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Çinili Mosque information

Location
Istanbul , Turkey
Address
Çinili Hamam Sokak
Getting there
Ferry: Üsküdar
Metro: Üsküdar
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This little mosque is fairly unprepossessing from the outside, but the interior is a totally different story. The walls are decorated with gorgeous İznik tiles, the bequest of Mahpeyker Kösem (1640), wife of Sultan Ahmet I and mother of sultans Murat IV and İbrahim I ('İbrahim the Crazy'). It's a 10-minute walk to get here from the Atik Valide Mosque. The mosque was closed for renovation at the time of research.