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Hamid-i Evvel Camii (Abdülhamid I Mosque)

Sakıp Sabancı Caddesi, Emirgan, Istanbul

Emirgan’s attractive mosque has a porticoed wooden imperial lodge and looks like a country house with a minaret. Finished in 1781, it was the nucleus of a district founded by Abdülhamid I that includes a refined fountain, a timekeeper’s pavilion and Şerifler Yalı, the oldest yalı on the European shore, whose bay windows are built onto an old sea wall. Its sister mosque, which shares its name, can be found on the shores of Üsküdar (Beylerbeyi) and is more traditional in style.


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