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Ortakoy Mosque

Grand Imperial Mosque (Buyuk Mecidiye Camii) which is known as Ortakoy Mosque, is a very famous architecture on the Bosphorus. It was built in the 18th Century during the time of Ottoman Sultan Abdulmecid. It was built in the Neo-Baroque style, by the Armenian architects Garabet Amira Balyan and Nigogayos Balyan.
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It is located in Ortakoy where you may find small shops for silver jewellry and natural stones. Also Ortakoy is the best place for a special Turkish food called Kumpir (Baked potato).

─ July 19, 2014