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Nuruosmaniye mosque

The Nuruosmaniye mosque (I for years misspelled, in my names also, Nurosmaniye) was built by a Greek architect, Simon, who in the opinion of Strolling Through Istanbul (Redhouse, 1989) produced "a failure, but a charming one". I fell for its spell ages ago, not the least because crossing its awkwardly formed "shortcut" from the Covered Market side to the exit at the other side provides a short moment of rest in the busy city. If you want some more rest, the mosque is spacious and quiet. The mosque was begun by Sultan Mahmut I in 1748 and finished by his brother and successor, Osman III in 1755. Nur is "sacred light", so "Osman's Sacred Light". Strangely I always found it a bit dark inside. A restoration changed that.

I have several pictures waiting here and there, to start only a few from the complex, mainly of the outside.
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Nuruosmaniye Kulliye shops
Nuruosmaniye Kulliye shops
Nuruosmaniye Kulliye shops
Nuruosmaniye Kulliye shops
Nuruosmaniye Kulliye entrance to mosque area
Nuruosmaniye Kulliye entrance to mosque area
Nuruosmaniye Kulliye shops corner
Nuruosmaniye Kulliye shops corner
Nuruosmaniye Kulliye shops
Nuruosmaniye Kulliye shops
Nuruosmaniye at exit to Covered Bazar
Nuruosmaniye at exit to Covered Bazar
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Nuruosmaniye interior
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