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A real eye-catcher with the beautifully-arranged cascade of domes

Customized Istanbul tour like to present you the Blue Mosque. It is one of the most prominent historical and cultural landmarks of Istanbul. It was built near the Hagia Sophia, over the site of the ancient Hippodrome. Sultan Ahmed I wanted to build a monument that would rival and even surpass another one of the spectacular sights of Istanbul, in grandeur and beauty – the nearby Aya Sofia.

Customized Istanbul tour, Blue Mosque, customized istanbul tour, customized blue mosque tour, private blue mosque tours, private blue mosque tour,The Blue Mosque, officially known as the Sultan Ahmed Mosque or Sultan Ahmet Camii is, without a doubt, one of the architectural marvels of the world. It gets its unofficial name from the 20,000 Iznik blue tiles that line its interior.

When Sultan Ahmed I was only 19. He wished to build an Islamic place of worship that would be even better than the Hagia Sophia. The Sultan was so enthusiastic about his grand project that he is said to have worked with the labourers and craftsmen on site, pushing them along and rewarding extra effort. Construction work began in 1609 and took seven years. To this day, the Blue Mosque remains one of the finest examples of classical Ottoman architecture. Sultan Ahmed’s magnificent creation was completed in 1616.

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