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Istanbul june 2009 2416.jpg
26-JUN-2009

Istanbul june 2009 2416.jpg

Another gate leading into the court where we are now.

This gate, and the large calligraphic inscription on it, date from 1798-1800, when the Eyüp Sultan Mosque was rebuilt in ‘Turkish Baroque’ style; the original mosque (1459) had collapsed due to an earthquake in 1766.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Source: ‘Türkiye Tarihi Yerler Kılavuzu’ – M.Orhan Bayrak, Inkılâp Kitabevi, Istanbul, 1994.

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