Blue Mosque - Sultanahmet Mosque

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Syed Muhammad Khan
by 3dkonut
published on 26 June 2020

The Blue Mosque, also known as Sultan Ahmed Mosque, was built on the orders of Sultan Ahmed (r. 1590-1617 CE) of the Ottoman Sultanate (1299-1924 CE) from 1609 to 1616 CE in Istanbul, the Ottoman Capital (1453-1924 CE). The mosque is an architectural masterpiece from the golden era of the empire, although it had started on a slow course of decline. It heavily draws on features of the Hagia Sophia, present within the same city, and acts as a public prayer area and the final resting place for its patron.

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