Nusretiye Mosque

Nusretiye Mosque is an ornate mosque located in Tophane district of Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey. While its architecture is influenced by Islamic elements, it retains a Baroque style, making it unique to the city. It was built in 1823-1826 by Sultan Mahmut II.

Nusretiye Mosque
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Religion
AffiliationIslam
Location
LocationIstanbul, Turkey
Nusretiye Mosque is located in Istanbul Beyoglu
Nusretiye Mosque
Location in the Beyoğlu district of Istanbul
Geographic coordinates41°01′38.38″N 28°58′59.38″E / 41.0273278°N 28.9831611°E / 41.0273278; 28.9831611Coordinates: 41°01′38.38″N 28°58′59.38″E / 41.0273278°N 28.9831611°E / 41.0273278; 28.9831611
Architecture
Architect(s)Krikor Balyan
TypeMosque
StyleOttoman architecture
Groundbreaking1823
Completed1826
Minaret(s)2

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Nusretiye Mosque at ArchNet.org
  • Maurizio Costanza, La Mezzaluna sul filo - La riforma ottomana di Mahmud II, Marcianumpress, Venezia 2010.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Nusretiye Mosque at Wikimedia Commons