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Dolmabahçe (Bezm-i Alem Valide Sultan) Mosque

Coordinate: 41º02’12.93’’K 28º59’42.47’’D Height: 5 m

Mosque, which’s construction started in 1852 in the south of Dolmabahçe Palace, is opened for worship in 1855. Two-story Sultan Kiosk adjacent to the front entrance of the mosque gives the impression of a separate structure.


Main venue of the mosque has a square, and it is covered with a single dome. Dome decorated with pen works is without pulleys or window, and a chandelier hangs from the middle of it. Large arched windows in the lower row provide a good illumination.