Beyazit Camii
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Beyazit Camii
41.010168° N, 28.965358° E

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    by Holly Hayes
    October 9, 2011

    The mosque's architecture is inspired by the Byzantine Ayasofya, with a central dome, semi-domes, and a central prayer area with galleries. The dome is 16.78 meters in diameter (the Hagia Sophia's is 31m). Other elements were inspired by the Fatih Mosque, such as the buttresses and columns alongside the dome. The mosque was once at the center of a large complex, including a school (medrese), kitchen, caravanserai, hamam, and soup kitchen for the poor. continue reading →

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Holly Hayes
October 8, 2013
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July 11, 2014