Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey
Located in the middle of the historical peninsula of Istanbul in Fatih neighbourhood, the Fatih Mosque (Fatih Camii) is the mosque of Fatih Mosque Complex (Fatih Külliyesi) commissioned in 1463, ten years after the conquest of Constantinople by the Ottomans in 1453. The construction of the mosque lasted seven years and was finished in 1470. It was the Ottoman Sultan Mehmet II (Mehmet the Conqueror) who commissioned the mosque, therefore his name was given to the mosque as well as neighbourhood. In Turkish, Fatih means “the conqueror”.
Ali Kuşçu Mahallesi, Hattat Nafiz Cd. No:6, 34083 Fatih/İstanbul
Bus: 28, 31E, 32, 36A, 36KE, 36V, 37E, 37Y, 38B, 38E, 39B, 39Y, 86V, 87, 90, 91O, 336E, MR12 (Fatih Station)
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