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Istanbul 7th Hill 0985.jpg
16-MAR-2006

Istanbul 7th Hill 0985.jpg

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This is the Hekimoğlu Ali Paşa Mosque. He was the son (oğlu) of a court physician (hekim) and himself was Grand Vezir for 15 years under Sultan Mahmut I. The mosque dates from 1734-35, the architect was Ímer Ağa. It has characteristics of the classical style and of the new baroque style.

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