Hamidiye Mosque, was built by the Architect Sarkis Balyan by the order of Sultan Abdülhamit II between 1885 and 1886 in a road by Yıldız Palace in Barbaros Boulevard. It is a very special example of Ottoman architecture with its portal and unique dome position. Sultan Abdülhamit II drew up the plan is said. The ceiling of the mosque; the Süfera section (ambassadors, delegates), which was decorated by using eighteen carat gold; and the Sultan Mahfel (gathering place) with its painted ceiling can be seen. The dome, carried on four thick columns and having sixteen windows, is quite ornamented.

Once you pass through the doors leading to the courtyard of the mosque you see two white, marble staircases, which connect you to two different rooms on the second floor, and between them the main door, decorated with beautiful calligraphy.

The stairs on the right lead to the Süfera Odası, a room reserved for ambassadors, with its gilt ceiling, while the stairs to the left lead to the ornately decorated Hünkar Mahfili, the royal booth. To the left of the royal box, there is an elegant, white ceramic stove that remains well-preserved, and to the right there is another booth separated from the rest of the room with a door made mostly of glass. This smaller booth looks out through latticework over the main space of the mosque.

You enter the mosque through two covered rooms, the first smaller and the second larger. These rooms contain lockable shoe boxes.

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