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Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque) in Istanbul

Sultanahmet Camii

Blue Mosque is an important and popular tourism destination among tourists. It’s one of the most popular tourist attractions in Istanbul, the greatest and the most popular city in Turkey when it comes to the tourism. Sultanahmet Mosque is the name of the Blue Mosque in Turkish and it would be helpful for you to know it’s name in Turkish. Blue Mosque or Sultanahmet Mosque and it’s square Sultanahmet square is really a famous place. Sultanahmet square is also can be considered as the heart of Istanbul because of it’s importance and it’s also very close to the another great structure in Istanbul : Hagia Sophia.

If you don’t live in Istanbul, reaching the Blue Mosque can be a hard thing for you, taxi would be the best option for you if you are not registered for a tourists group. I suggest you to visit the Blue Mosque with registering to a tourist group otherwise find an experienced people who have visited the Blue Mosque before. Also, don’t hesitate to ask question to Turkish people, they are really friendly and warm. Blue Mosque is really an old place, it was built at the era of Ottomans. It’s construction was completed at the year of 1616 and it’s capacity is about 10,000 of people. Also, the mosque has 6 huge minarets. All in all, visiting the inside of Blue Mosque and sitting at Sultanahmet square is a priceless experience and if you are planning to visit Istanbul or any other part of Turkey, don’t miss that great experience.

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