Arap Camii
Image View Description:

Exterior: Southeast Passage, Facing Northeast

Date:
13th century
Location:
Istanbul (Turkey)
Location 2:
Karakoy, Beyoglu
Title Variant:
Arab Mosque
Geographic Coordinates:
41.024277,28.970926
Site Tag:
Arap Camii
Work Type:
architecture
Culture:
Byzantine
Culture 2:
Ottoman
Photographer:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Notes:
Originally a 13th century church dedicated to San Domenico. Consecrated to mosque between 1475-1478 by Sultan Mehmed II. Sultan Bayezid later assigned the mosque to Arab Muslims of Andalusia who fled the Spanish Inquisition.
Record ID:
1314_istanbul2013_arapcamii_011