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She is the principal mosque of Istanbul and is the only mosque with 6 Minaretten. Sie called
because of the tile decoration (mostly blues), and Blue Mosque ..

Who’s at least once been in Istanbul, is never the feeling of astonishment and admiration
forget that gripped him as he stood for the first time in front of the Blue Mosque: the slender
minarets that rise boldly to the sky, its enormous proportions, the cascade of domes, the
softness of their amazing colors and shapes.

From the Galata Bridge and the Golden Horn from the view is unique.

Sultanahmet Mosque, Blue Mosque is the only one of the world, which has six minarets. Its
construction was of the devout Sultan Ahmet I, who ascended the throne had been over
fourteen years, asked Mehmet Aga, a pupil of the great Sinan.

They called him ”Sedefkar” which means ”pearl” processor means. Work on the mosque
began in 1609 and were only completed in 1616, exactly a year before the death of the Sultan,
who had spent 1181 gold coins for good.

It is reported that Ahmet I in the days of the inauguration as a sign of humility, a hat in the
shape of the foot was the Prophet.
Sultanahmet Square

The first thing you notice when you driveway to the mosque is that it possesses only one in
the world six minarets, four of which have three whorls, a total of sixteen. When the mosque
was completed, the sultan had the mosque in Mecca, who also had six minarets, built a
seventh to restore their religious supremacy.

The interior of the mosque is a huge almost square space into which the light falls through
window 260 and surfaces play verwandelt. Die the massive dome (43 m high) is supported by
four massive pillars with a diameter of 5 m, the vertical grooved are elephants feet”and”are
mentioned.

Architecture

The builder is a disciple of the great architect Sinan named Mehmet Aga. It is also called the
“Blue Mosque” because of the external appearance of the blue by blue and white tiles that
adorn the dome and the upper part of the walls, but younger than the building itself are

The original intention of the building he was to meet directly over the opposite Hagia Sophia
in every respect.
Sultanahmet Hagia Sophia

As an art-historical significance are the tiles of the Sultanahmet Mosque on the lower part of
the walls and the stands: they come from the golden age of Iznik pottery show and traditional
floral designs, which are dominated by green and blue tones. The painting of the interior was
changed to pink.

The main architectural elements of the Blue Mosque:

Prayer hall with the domes.
-Zentraldom 23.5 meters long and 43 meters high.
-The four massive piers.
-The Turrett.
Vaulted-arcade (Revak).
The central hexagonal-Spring Brunner.
-20.000 Hand made ceramics in more than 50 different designs.
-200 Glass window
-The mihrab, made of marble

				
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Description: Who's at least once been in Istanbul, is never the feeling of astonishment and admiration forget that gripped him as he stood for the first time in front of the Blue Mosque: the slender minarets that rise boldly to the sky, its enormous proportions, the cascade of domes, the softness of their amazing colors and shapes.