Sultan Ahmet ( Blue ) Mosque

Where is Sultan Ahmet ( Blue ) Mosque?

Sultan Ahmet Mosque, known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior, is one of the monuments of Istanbul that has became its symbol. Sultan Ahmet Mosque's six minarets are unique in Istanbul. There are a total of 16 şerefes (balcony- muezzin platfrom) on the mosque's minarets. That probably figure is a reference to the fact that Ahmet I was the 16th sultan in the Ottoman succession.
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History of Sultan Ahmet ( Blue ) Mosque

Sultan Ahmet Mosque built by architect Mimar Sedefkar Mehmet Ağa for Ahmet I, between 1609-1616.

How to Go Sultan Ahmet ( Blue ) Mosque?

You can go Eminönü - Zeytinburnu Tram.
You get off Sultanahmet Station from Tram then you can see which mosque has six minarets.
You can reach from Eminönü or Beyazıt to walk.
İETT Public Buses - Which public buses to way Eminönü
İETT Public Buses - Which public buses to go Beyazıt

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    You can go to Sultan Ahmet ( Blue ) Mosque by Tram.
    The Nearest Tram Station
    SULTANAHMET Tram Station - Eminönü - 0,29 km
    On Way Number
    T1 - ZEYTINBURNU - KABATAŞ

    You can go to Sultan Ahmet ( Blue ) Mosque by IETT Bus.
    The Nearest IETT Bus Station
    Çatladıkapı Bus Station - Fatih - 0,46 km
    On Way Number
    81 - YEŞILKÖY - EMINÖNÜ
    1453 - MINIATÜRK - PANORAMA 1453 - MINIATÜRK
    BN1 - HALKALI - EMINÖNÜ
    BN2 - KÜÇÜKÇEKMECE - EMINÖNÜ

    You can go to Sultan Ahmet ( Blue ) Mosque by IETT Bus.
    The Nearest IETT Bus Station
    Akbıyık Bus Station - Fatih - 0,53 km
    On Way Number
    81 - YEŞILKÖY - EMINÖNÜ
    BN1 - HALKALI - EMINÖNÜ
    BN2 - KÜÇÜKÇEKMECE - EMINÖNÜ

    You can go to Sultan Ahmet ( Blue ) Mosque by Suburban Rail.
    The Nearest Suburban Rail Station
    CANKURTARAN Suburban Rail Station - Eminönü - 0,56 km
    On Way Number
    B1 - SİRKECİ - HALKALI

    You can go to Sultan Ahmet ( Blue ) Mosque by Tram.
    The Nearest Tram Station
    ÇEMBERLİTAŞ Tram Station - Eminönü - 0,57 km
    On Way Number
    T1 - ZEYTINBURNU - KABATAŞ

    You can go to Sultan Ahmet ( Blue ) Mosque by Tram.
    The Nearest Tram Station
    GÜLHANE Tram Station - Eminönü - 0,70 km
    On Way Number
    T1 - ZEYTINBURNU - KABATAŞ

    You can go to Sultan Ahmet ( Blue ) Mosque by IETT Bus.
    The Nearest IETT Bus Station
    Kumkapı Bus Station - Fatih - 0,95 km
    On Way Number
    81 - YEŞILKÖY - EMINÖNÜ
    1453 - MINIATÜRK - PANORAMA 1453 - MINIATÜRK
    BN1 - HALKALI - EMINÖNÜ
    BN2 - KÜÇÜKÇEKMECE - EMINÖNÜ

    You can go to Sultan Ahmet ( Blue ) Mosque by Suburban Rail.
    The Nearest Suburban Rail Station
    SİRKECİ Suburban Rail Station - Eminönü - 1,01 km
    On Way Number
    B1 - SİRKECİ - HALKALI

    You can go to Sultan Ahmet ( Blue ) Mosque by Marmaray.
    The Nearest Marmaray(Metro) Station
    MARMARAY SİRKECİ İSTASYONU - Fatih - 1,14 km
    On Way Number
    M5 - KAZLIÇEŞME - SÖĞÜTLÜÇEŞME

    You can go to Sultan Ahmet ( Blue ) Mosque by Suburban Rail.
    The Nearest Suburban Rail Station
    KUMKAPI Suburban Rail Station - Eminönü - 1,20 km
    On Way Number
    B1 - SİRKECİ - HALKALI

    You can go to Sultan Ahmet ( Blue ) Mosque by Car Ferry.
    The Nearest Car Ferry Station
    SİRKECİ Car Ferry Station - Fatih - 1,20 km
    On Way Number
    V4 - BAKIRKÖY - BOSTANCI
    V5 - SİRKECİ - HAREM

    You can go to Sultan Ahmet ( Blue ) Mosque by Fast Ferry.
    The Nearest Fast Ferry Station
    YENİKAPI Fast Ferry Station - Adalar - 1,63 km
    On Way Number

    You can go to Sultan Ahmet ( Blue ) Mosque by Funicular.
    The Nearest Funicular Station
    KARAKÖY Funicular Station - Beyoğlu - 1,83 km
    On Way Number
    F2 - KARAKÖY - BEYOĞLU
    T1 - ZEYTINBURNU - KABATAŞ

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