TARAWIH ADVENTURES IN ISTANBUL: THE YENI VALIDE MOSQUE……..


If you close your eyes you could easily be in the Haram……….. Yet when I open my eyes I am in Yeni Valide: the Queen mothers mosque built on the island of the Sultanas (Uskudar) by her obedient son, the Sultan of the Ottomans. As you get off the ferry from Aminonu you see two …

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