Fatih Mosque (Istanbul)

Fatih Mosque (Istanbul)

Fatih Mosque is a historical mosque located in Fatih district in Istanbul, Turkey. It was built between 1463 and 1470 AD by the order of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror. The mosque was badly damaged after the 1766 earthquake and was rebuilt in 1771 with a different design. Fatih Mosque was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985 as part of Historic Areas of Istanbul.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Istanbul Province

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 15th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Historic Areas of Istanbul

Date of Inscription: 1985

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