Mosques in Istanbul: The biggest urban area in Europe Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey is a former patriarchal basilica, later a mosque, now a museum. Image credit: David Spender Pin It

Mosques in Istanbul: The biggest urban area in Europe

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Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and the largest city in the Middle East. Turkey is an Islamic country and Istanbul contains nearly 3,000 active mosques, which definitely characterizes the city scape. The mosques in Istanbul are indeed world-famous and are very popular tourist attractions.

Here is a list that represents three of the most amazing mosques in Istanbul.

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Blue Mosque Istanbul Turkey

Blue Mosque, Istanbul Turkey.

Istanbul mosque

The Blue Mosque, a historical mosque and a symbol of Istanbul. The mosque is known as the Blue Mosque because of blue tiles surrounding the walls of interior design.

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Istanbul, view of the Blue mosque during sunset.

Süleymaniye mosque

Süleymaniye Istanbul

The main dome of Süleymaniye Mosque is 53 meters high and has a diameter of 27.5 meters.

Süleymaniye mosque

The Süleymaniye mosque in Istanbuk is 98,000 square metres.

Hagia Sophia Mosque

Hagia sophia mosque

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey is a former patriarchal basilica, later a mosque, now a museum.

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Hagia Sophia built as the new Cathedral of Constantinople by the Emperor Justinian in 360 AD.

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Panaroma view of Blue Mosque and
Hagia Sophia in Istanbul.

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