New Istanbul mosque becomes largest in Turkey


Istanbul, Turkey's largest and newest mosque was officially inaugurated Friday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Construction on the Camlica Mosque Complex began in 2013 and has a capacity of 63,000 worshippers.

Having a combination of Ottoman and Seljuk architectural style, the gigantic mosque on Istanbul's Asian side is now one of the symbols of the city.

Source: International Islamic News Agency