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  • Designed by Balyan Family: The Sa'dabad Mosque 

    Sa'adabad Mosque was built as an imperial mosque in the Tulip period (1718-1730) which corresponds to the reign of Ahmet III. The mosque was built in an area very popular in the Tulip Period at Kagithane and not in traditional districts of Istanbul such as the historic peninsula Uskudar or Eyup. This unusual choice of location is a reflection of the characteristics of its time. At the second half of the century new and different concepts in architecture were assessed in the Ottoman land and ...