Blue Mosque

A Brief History of Blue Mosque

The Blue Mosque (Turkish:Sultanahmet Camii), was built in the early 17th century during the rule of Ottoman Sultan Ahmed I. located on the Historical Peninsula, in the district to which gives its name, The Sultanahmed Mosque is considered to be the latest great mosque of the classical period. The mosque, located directly opposite to Hagia Sophia, takes its name from the blue tiles on the dome and the upper levels of the interior. It will take 10 minutes by tram to go the Blue Mosque from Grand Anka Hotel.