OrtakC6y Mosque

Ortaköy Pier Square – Ortaköy, Turkey

Ortaköy (literally Middle Village in Turkish) is a neighbourhood, formerly a small village, within the Besiktas district of Istanbul, Turkey, located in the middle of the European bank of the Bosphorus. The Neo-Baroque style Ortaköy Mosque is a beautifully ornate structure, right on the jetty of Ortaköy, bordering the waters of the Bosphorus, and thus highly visible from the passing boats. Ortaköy Mosque, officially the Büyük Mecidiye Camii (Grand Imperial Mosque) of Sultan Abdülmecid) in Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey, is situated at the waterside of the Ortaköy pier square, one of the most popular locations on the Bosphorus. The original Ortaköy…