Sultan Mustafa III Iskele Camiisi (Sultan Mustafa III Iskele Mosque)

The Sultan Mustafa III İskele Mosque is located in close proximity to the Kadıköy İskelesi (Kadıköy Quay) and so is often referred to as the İskele Mosque.

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Caferağa Mah. Tavus Sok. No:8, Kadıköy

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The Sultan Mustafa III İskele Mosque is located in close proximity to the Kadıköy İskelesi (Kadıköy Quay) and so is often referred to as the İskele Mosque. The structure was commissioned by Mustafa III and completed in 1774. Constructed of stone, the mosque has a 15 meter tall central dome that is capped with lead and a single, one-tiered minaret. The mosque together with its courtyard covers an area of 684 square meters.

Mosque is a place of worship for Muslims. It comes from the Arabic word 'masjid' which literally means "a place for prostration". Mosques are also places where Muslims come together for different purposes such as education, social gatherings, public meetings, exhibitions, lectures etc. Although there is no specific requirement for mosques in terms of their architecture, one can see some common features inside and outside of many mosques such as minarets, domes, ablution areas, prayer niche (mihrab), pulpit (minbar) and so on.

Muslims are obliged to perform the ritual worship 5 times a day. They are not required to attend a mosque for each of these prayers however in order to interact with the community they are encouraged to pray in congregation. Friday noon is the only time in a week when Muslims must definitely join the congregational prayer in a mosque after which they can continue their work, education or other commitments.

Azan or the call for prayer is a vocal announcement that one can hear from minarets 5 times a day. The call to prayer is made live -even early in the morning- by a person called 'muazzin'. The muazzins are usually chosen from people with loud and beautiful voices and trained over years to make this announcement beautifully and invite people to worship.
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