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One of the smaller mosques in the city, it was built by Rustem Pasa in 1561 and is noted for the very fine tiles covering the interior and exterior walls.
Hasircilar Carsisi | Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The mosque, which is said to be beautiful, is completely closed for renovations. Very frustrating, because it is not easy to find, and there is no sign at street level saying that it is closed for renovation, only upstairs.

1  Thank Dan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I guess it is inevitable: The mosque is now closed for restoration. When it is done, it will probably be great, but now it is a building site in the middle of a shopping area. (Mostly tool and hardware stores.)

2  Thank Emmanuel G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a peaceful mosque where we enjoyed our mid day prayers. Beautiful architecture and stunning decorations.

Thank Nidal T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an spectacular mosque. It is covered with Iznik tiles of the best quality. The blue colour is stunning. It is not as big as the Suleiman and Blue mosques; however, it is unique and equally beautiful. It is located at the Egyptian bazaar,...More

1  Thank TravelerTrecker
Reviewed 18 April 2018

it is a very beautiful mosque though not a must given the number of great mosques in istanbul. not the most standard one.

Thank sirine313
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I returned to Rustem Pasha because of the fine memories from my visit about 18 months ago. It has a wonderful story about its founding and the place is truly a working mosque in a busy commercial marketplace, located above market stalls and the hustle...More

5  Thank CavenMcloughlin
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Rustum Pasha Masjid or Jamii is a religious historical monument you could visit the place, very old palaces.

Thank Farooq A
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Rustem Pasa Mosque is one of the best mosques in Istanbul. The mosque is famous with the tiles. Most of the tourists come to this mosque to see the beautiful tiles.

Thank eumsrenan
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Rustem Pasha Mosque is currently under renovation. The entire interior is covered in plywood/sheet rock and no tiles are visible. You literally walk into a giant room of sheetrock. I do not recommend visiting at this point in time, as there is nothing to see.

2  Thank JJosephineB
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Hi everybody it's me again One of the best mosques in istanbul, you have to visit ,lovely mosque near Eminonu square, close to the Spice Bazaar it's one of the most beautiful small mosques the mosque is actually one of the reasons to visit Istanbul,a...More

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Jeffry B
16 April 2017|
Response from aminephily | Reviewed this property |
if you go to Eminonu tram station right at the marina you look toward the land you will see it is 3 mns walk to it
P'zah C
8 February 2017|
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Response from UBrummyZ | Reviewed this property |
Really sorry we were there in October so can't give you any updated news.