Istanbul Week | Ortaköy Mosque

Ortaköy Mosque, officially the Büyük Mecidiye Camii (Grand Imperial Mosque) of Sultan Abdülmecid in Istanbul, Turkey, is situated at the waterside of the Ortaköy pier square, one of the most popular locations on the Bosphorus.
The original Ortaköy Mosque was built in the 18th century. The current mosque, which was erected in its place, was ordered by the Ottoman sultan Abdülmecid and built between 1854 and 1856. Its architects were father and son Garabet Amira Balyan and Nigoğayos Balyan, who designed it in Neo-Baroque style. Within the mosque hang several examples of Islamic calligraphy executed by the Sultan Abdülmecid himself, who was also a hattat (master calligrapher) … via Wikipedia
Pictures: Deniz Cemal

Джамията Ortaköy, официално Büyük Mecidiye Camii в Истанбул, Турция, се намира на площад Ortaköy, едно от най-популярните места на Босфора. Оригиналата джамия Ortaköy е построена през 18 век. Сегашната джамия, която е издигната на мястото й, е поръчана от Османския султан Abdülmecid и построена между 1854 и 1856г. Архитектите са баща и син Garabet Amira Balyan и Nigoğayos Balyan, които са я проектирали в нео-бароков стил. В джамията висят няколко примери на ислямската калиграфия, изпълнени от самия султан Abdülmecid, който е бил и hattat (майстор калиграф) … чрез Wikipedia
Снимки: Дениз Джемал


2 responses

  1. very nice!


    02/03/2012 at 12:41 PMMar

  2. Pingback: Istanbul Week | Istanbul in Pictures « The ALZ blog

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