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Mosque of Çamlica: Amazing Specifications and Important Historical Figures

: 2019-05-07 Modified date : 2019-08-05

Mosque of Çamlica: Amazing Specifications and Important Historical Figures
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Six years ago, work began on the construction of the Grand Mosque of Çamlica, at the top of the highest hill in Istanbul, also known as the "Çamlica Hill" in the Asian side of the city.

With great effort and hard work, this huge mosque was opened a few days ago, to be a new lighthouse to illuminate the skies of Istanbul and the hearts of its believers. 

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Çamlica Mosque with amazing specifications 

The Büyük Çamlıca Camisi Mosque has opened four days ago, after a six-year wait, which set its first foundations in 2013 to receive 63,000 worshipers. 

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan opened the mosque after Friday prayers 3 May 2019 corresponding to 28 / Sha'ban 1440H in a ceremony attended by important delegations from several countries, and with the participation of a large number of citizens who came with a longing to attend this great scenery. 

The mosque is ranked as the biggest mosque in Turkey with an area of 57,500 square meters and a total area of about 350,000 square meters.

Çamlica Mosque and important historical figures

The mosque was designed perfectly in every way, and it showed the magnificence of buildings and the great Ottoman mosques.

some symbols of dimensions and lengths symbolized important Islamic symbols and gave certain historical and Islamic meanings, as well as the numbers of balconies and others indicated signs that known in the history of Muslims and Turks, including:

  1. The six minarets of Çamlica Mosque represents the pillars of faith. Of these minarets are four triangular balconies, 107.1 meters long, in reference to the Battle of Malazgirt that is important in Turkish history, when the Seljuk Turks defeated the Byzantine state which was reinforced by the power of the Turks in the Anatolia region.

The remaining minarets were two balconies and 90 meters long.

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  1. The Dome of the Mosque is built with dimensions that symbolize the city of Istanbul. The dome diameter is 34 meters and its height is 72 meters. It is a reference to 72 nations that lived in the main city of Istanbul.
  2. On the front face of the dome, there were 16 names of the most beautiful names of Allah, mentioned in the last two verses of Surat al-Hashr, referring to the 16 Turkish states, which sprang from Turkish origins and played an important role in Turkish history.
  3. On top of the main dome, a 3.12-meter-wide, 7.7-meter-high, and weighing 4.5 tons of mosque crescent that was painted with nanotechnology, the largest in the world.
  4. The mosque, planned to be designed on the Seljuk Ottoman style, is combined with contemporary style and is one of the symbols of the city of the two continents, the eye can see it from afar at the top of the Çamlıca hill on the Asian side of Istanbul.

This mosque has thus achieved an amazing spatial and structural prestige and magnificence, and its construction have records that are commensurate with this structure.

  1. Alongside the mosque are a museum, a technical center, a library, a conference room, a handicraft workshop and a very large car park that serves the needs of worshipers and visitors.

In the opening of the mosque, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan raised his hands to heaven, calling on Allah for goodness and peace of the Islamic world, and welcome delegations who came from different countries to witness the opening of this great Islamic edifice.

President Erdogan also congratulated Muslims on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, which Muslims waited 11 months eagerly, and asked Allah to accept the prayers in this blessed month and to respond to the obligations and to be a good month for all Muslims everywhere.

Earlier on Thursday, March 7, at dawn, the minarets of the Çamlıca Mosque witnessed the first azan after it was completed and ready for opening with the presence of a large number of worshipers who came to the mosque for its first prayer.

Edited by: Imtilak Real Estate ©

Source: Emlak kulasi

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