Blue Mosque ,Sultanahmet Camii Called by Locals, is the most visited mosque by tourists in Istanbul. Because This Mosque is Located nearby all highlights like Hagia Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace Basilica Cistern and Hipodrome.
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There are more or less 3000 mosques in Istanbul. But Blue Mosque is choosen by all tourists for visiting. Because there are about 21000 Iznic tiles having flowers motifs like roses, tulips in Blue Mosque. These tiles, which are about 400 years old, still seem to have been made yesterday.And Also they look great.
In Roman and Byzantium periods, Royal Family Palace was located in this area. This palace turned into ruin due to the Crusade. During reign of Sultan Ahmet, This palace area was used for construction of Blue Mosque.
Blue Mosque is not only mosque. But also It is complex building which contains a few building like Madrasah, Bazaar,Turkish Bath, Ablutional fountain and Tomb. This Mosque has six minarets and 16 balconies. Blue Mosque was contructed by order of Sultan Ahmet in 7 years between years of 1609 and 1616. Architect of This remarkable building was Sedefkar Mehmed Agha who was one of apprentices of Architect Sinan. The interoir of the Blue Mosque is a rectangular with a width of 52metres and a length 54 metres . diameters of Main dome is 23 metres and heigh of Main dome is 43 metres.
Etrance of All Mosque in Turkey is free of Charge and No need to get tickets
There 5 times praying in The mosque. prayer times are different according to the movement of the sun. So it changes every week.
Opening hours for visitors of Blue mosque
Open: 08:30 closed 12:15
Open: 14:00 closed 16:15
Open: 17:15closed 18:15
For visitors, Blue mosque is open at 2:30 pm on Friday due to Friday Holy Praying
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