Find it

Sultanahmet Camii (the Blue Mosque)

Sultanahmet Cami‎i, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey

Crowds deter some from visiting the Sultanahmet Mosque, better known as the Blue Mosque. It is also held in low esteem by art historians: the elephant feet supporting its dome, and its dodgy tiles, illustrate the classical age when it was past its best. Admire it from afar, from the draughty terrace café of the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art.


For further information, you might want to look at Sultanahmet Camii (the Blue Mosque) on the ArchNet website.

More Reading
Good places to stay
Buy the latest issue
Or, browse the back issues here
Issue 60, January 2020 Istanbul: The Ultimate Museum Guide
£ 12.00



Cornucopia Digital Subscription

The Digital Edition

Cornucopia has joined forces with the digital publishing platform Exact Editions to offer individual and institutional subscribers unlimited access to a searchable archive of fascinating back issues and every newly published issue. This brand new resource is available cross-platform on web, iOS and Android and offers a comprehensive search function, allowing the title’s cultural content to be delved into at the touch of a button.

Digital Subscription: £18.99 / $18.99 (1 year)

Subscribe now

Print subscribers automatically receive FREE access to the digital archive. If you are already a subscriber, please register at www.exacteditions.com/digital/cornucopia with your subscriber account number or contact subscriptions@cornucopia.net