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Hirka Serif Mosque in Istanbul

Hirka Serif Mosque in Istanbul

The mosque, located in the Muhtesip İskender neighborhood of Fatih, was built by Sultan Abdulmecid in 1851 for the purpose of housing and protecting the Prophet Mohammed’s mantle. For this reason, the mosque was named “Hırka-i Şerif, the Holy Mantle. The structure occupies a prominent place within Istanbul folklore. From the 15th day of the month of Ramadan to the 27th, the Holy Mantle is on display to visitors.Due to its very central location, it is also easy to reach at this Mosque by public transportation bus services from many parts of the city, Highly recommended to take a tour for this Mosque if you are in and around Aksaray.

 

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