The Nuruosmaniye Mosque (Turkish: Nuruosmaniye Camii_) is an OttomanEmpire mosque located in the Çemberlitaş neighbourhood of Fatih district in Istanbul, Turkey.

It is considered one of the finest examples of mosques in Ottoman Baroque style. It was built by architects Mustafa Ağa and Simon Kalfa from the order of Sultan Mahmut I and completed by his brother and successor Sultan Osman III. The architects adopted Baroque architectural elements, the mosque is also distinctive with the absence of an ablution fountain (Turkish: şadırvan).

Nuruosmaniye Mosque is located near the entrance to the Kapalıçarşı (Grand Bazaar).

Information from Wikipedia.

The Historic Areas of Istanbul are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...over 4 years ago

    this is beautiful Tom, did you get to Topkapi Palace? x

  • Thank you Catherine. Unfortunately, we were only there for one day during a cruise so we did not have time for the Topkapi Palace. A shame, because it is one of the places I would have liked to visit …

    – Tom Gomez

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyover 4 years ago

    Wonderful shot Tom, Stunning looking mosque.

  • Cheers Gary. Istanbul is an amazing place. We also visited the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia

    – Tom Gomez

  • Finbarr Reilly
    Finbarr Reillyover 4 years ago

    great shot:)

  • Thank you kindly Fino …

    – Tom Gomez

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47over 4 years ago

    Excellent view of this – puts it squarely in context. Nice job.

  • Thank you dear Sheila, so glad you like it …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Sean Farragher
    Sean Farragherover 4 years ago

    great catch

  • Cheers Sean, always appreciated …

    – Tom Gomez

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKover 4 years ago

    Fantastic capture Tom.

  • Thank you kindly my friend …

    – Tom Gomez

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago


    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • JacquiK
    JacquiKover 4 years ago

    Fantastic shot Tom.

  • Thank you so much dear Jacqui …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Lynne Morris
    Lynne Morrisover 4 years ago

    Gorgeous capture Tom.

  • Thank you kindly Lynne …

    – Tom Gomez

  • imagic
    imagicover 4 years ago

    Wonderful Capture Tom…. a good composition… well done my friend.
    Jens.

  • Thank you so much Jens my friend …

    – Tom Gomez

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