New Mosque

New Mosque

New Mosque, also known as Valide Sultan Mosque or Yeni Camii, is a historic mosque located in Istanbul, Turkey. It was ordered by Sultana Safiye, who was the wife of Sultan Murad III and later Valide Sultan (Queen Mother) of Sultan Mehmed III. The mosque was built between 1660-1665 AD and 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: 17th 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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