Ortakoy Mosque Walking Tour with Audio Guide

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Listen the details of Ortakoy Mosque’s story

Ortakoy is a truly iconic place for visitors. It is colorful and vibrant with its amazing Bosphorus view and colorful street vendors. Ortakoy Mosque is in the middle of this wonderful lively atmosphere. For you to discover the past and present of this beautiful mosque, this audio guide is prepared by Istanbul Tourist Pass® so you can understand the deep roots of this mosque in the city’s history. Enjoy the serenity you will feel in Ortakoy Mosque.

About The Ortakoy Mosque Walking Tour with Audio Guide

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Duration - 45 Minutes approximately by your own 

Audio Guide - English



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Ortakoy Mosque: the Iconic Mosque of Istanbul

One of Istanbul's most exquisite old mosques is the Ortakoy Mosque. The Ortakoy Mosque has a stunning view of the Bosphorus and is situated just in front of it. The Ortakoy Mosque offers its visitors some of the most picturesque photo possibilities. The Ortakoy Mosque and the Bosphorus Bridge are relatively close to one another because of the mosque's unique placement. One of Istanbul's most beautiful and ancient neighborhoods, Ortakoy, is home to the Ortakoy Mosque, which is situated in an open square. The mosque is a must-see because it is both historically significant and aesthetically pleasing.

In comparison to mosques in the old town, this mosque is relatively smaller. Its interior has large, lofty windows that allow light in and reflect the water's reflection. Despite the building's small size, the interior is spacious and open with large, high windows. Marble and porphyry were used to construct the mihrab and minbar.

Be There Where the Sun Goes Down

Ortaköy is one of the best places to watch the sunset in Istanbul. Especially the Ortakoy Mosque is even more beautiful at sunset. As the sun's gentle farewell bathes the mosque in warm light, it's elegant domes and intricate architecture stand in harmonious contrast to the twilight sky. The mosque's reflection in the tranquil waters adds a touch of magic, creating a serene and picturesque scene that captures the essence of Istanbul's allure during the golden hours of dusk.

How to Get to Ortaköy Mosque

The Ortakoy Mosque is fairly simple to reach. You can catch any bus headed toward Ortakoy, especially if you have your Unlimited Public Transportation Card with you. Other than that, it's up to you to donate to the Ortakoy Mosque when you arrive, there is no entrance fee. The mosque accepts donations only because it is a publically accessible religious structure. So, you can choose to pay however much or little as you wish.

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Ortakoy Mosque is a public place and you can visit freely out of the pray times

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The Ortakoy Mosque is one of Istanbul's most beautiful older mosques. The Ortakoy Mosque is located just in front of the Bosphorus and offers a breathtaking view of it. Some of the most beautiful photo opportunities are available to visitors at the Ortakoy Mosque. Because of the mosque's unusual location, the Bosphorus Bridge and Ortakoy Mosque are relatively close to one another. The Ortakoy Mosque is located in an open square in one of Istanbul's most picturesque and historic neighborhoods, Ortakoy. Because it is both historically significant and artistically attractive, the mosque is a must-see.

One of the iconic structures of Istanbul

This mosque is relatively tiny when compared to mosques in the old town. Its spacious, lofty interior contains windows that let light in and reflect the reflection of the lake. Despite the building's diminutive size, the inside is airy and open thanks to its big, tall windows. The mihrab and minbar were built out of porphyry and marble.

It's not difficult to go to the Ortakoy Mosque. If you have your Unlimited Public Transportation Card in hand, you can board any bus that is traveling in the direction of Ortakoy. There is no entrance fee; it is up to you to make a donation when you get there to the Ortakoy Mosque. The mosque only accepts donations because it is a publicly accessible place of worship. Therefore, you are free to pay whatever amount you like.

The Ortakoy Mosque Istanbul is a stunning landmark and must-visit attraction in Istanbul, Turkey. Also known as the Ortakoy Mosque Istanbul Turkey, this mosque is located in the picturesque Ortakoy Square, which is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. The Ortakoy Mosque Istanbul opening hours vary throughout the year, but visitors can typically expect the mosque to be open to the public during regular hours. The Ortakoy Mosque history dates back to the 18th century, and visitors can learn about the mosque's fascinating past by exploring the interior of the mosque. Visitors to the Ortakoy Mosque Istanbul will be struck by the mosque's intricate architecture and stunning interior design. The Ortakoy Mosque entrance fee is free, making it an accessible and affordable attraction for visitors of all budgets. There are many restaurants near the Ortakoy Mosque where visitors can enjoy traditional Turkish cuisine while taking in the stunning views of the Bosphorus. In summary, the Ortakoy Mosque Istanbul is a must-visit attraction for anyone visiting Istanbul, offering visitors a chance to explore a beautiful and historic mosque and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of Ortakoy Square.

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Ortakoy Mosque Walking Tour with Audio Guide Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ortaköy known for?

Ortakoy is known for its coastal square with an amazing Bosphorus view, beautiful Ortakoy Mosque, colorful street shops, and street food vendors.

Can you enter Ortaköy Mosque?

Yes, visitors can enter Ortakoy Mosque from 9 AM to 6 PM except during prayer times.

When was Ortaköy Mosque built?

The mosque was built in 1853 by the Nigoos Balyan under Sultan Abdulmecid's orders as the Ottoman Empire's ruler.

How to go from Sultanahmet to Ortaköy?

Go to Eminonu bus stops and you can easily find busses going to Ortakoy. Or you can take the tram from Eminonu to Kabatas (last stop) and then take a bus to Ortakoy. Don’t forget to get your Unlimited Transportation Card with you!

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