New Mosque ( Yeni Cami)

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Cultural-Historical, Religious

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In 1663, the Istanbul New Mosque was built. Construction started in 1597, but halted after Sultan Mehmet III's death. The mosque features sixty-six pyramid-arranged domes and semi-domes.The main dome is 36 metres high and four semi-domes flank it. The interior is decorated with Iznik tiles and features colonnades of marble columns in brown, green and white.

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