May 01, 2011

The Forgotten Mosques of the Bosporus


Touring Bosporus mosques, one could say there are very few people who pray at these mosques except for the Ortaköy, Beylerbeyi, Fındıklı Molla Çelebi, Dolmabahçe and İskender Paşa mosques. All of the Bosporus mosques in Istanbul are surrounded by cafes, restaurants, parks and coffeehouses. Despite this, the gates of these mosques are locked except for when the call to prayer rings out.

Read more on Sunday's Zaman: The Forgotten Mosques of the Bosporus

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