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Sultan Ahmed I Mosque

Sultan Ahmed I Mosque

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque was built in the early seventeenth century under the Ottoman sultan Ahmed I and is located in Istanbul, Turkey. Although not constructed during the Golden Age of Islam, its architectural style emulates the efflorescent Islamic architecture from that period.

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