Kerime Hatun Mosque

Kerime Hatun Mosque

Kerime Hatun Mosque

Kerime Hatun Mosque is the first mosque in Çengelköy region of Üsküdar, Istanbul, and it was built, in 1658 during the Ottoman Empire reign, by Ahmet Aga, one of the prominent persons of the region, on behalf of his mother. Constructed during the reign of Sultan Mehmet IV, the building was repaired comprehensively in 1970-1975. It is among the historical buildings preserving their architectural features. 

Kerime Sultan Mosque is located at the junction point of Kalantor Street and Kemalettin Tuğcu Street in Çengelköy, which is one of the historical areas in Üsküdar with its centuries-old plane trees, seaside residences, colourful cafes, seaside and pier. 

Built on a rectangular plan with two storeys, the mosque has a simple exterior architecture, and its interior architecture is also plain. The building's roof is made of wood and covered with tiles, and it has a minaret with a single balcony and a fountain.

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    17.11.2022 07:18

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