Big island Hamidiye Mosque - Exterior 5;
The construction of the mosque began in 1883 and was completed in 1895 Hamidiye Buyukada . Abdulhamid II by order of the mosque with the concept of the period , an eclectic building. Was built as a two-storey stone- cut limestone . Downstairs there are two columns and a flat ceiling.
In the early years of this floor was used as a school for Turkish children . The floor by a staircase outside the mosque is based on two-arm exits. Over the last comers in the upper floor is reached by a ladder on the left side . Rectangular space of the mosque close to the square . Single balcony minaret is made of cut limestone .
When exposed to a large earthquake, the first mosque in Istanbul damaged, but was repaired immediately . Undergone minor repairs in 1960 , 1999 - 2001 is applied to the restoration of .
2005 - 2010 years of the project carried out by the Association of Hamidiye Mosque courtyard garden next to the house enlarged by combining the courtyard instead of demolished buildings, an office building was built in the formless , the toilets and under rearranged to suit the needs of the day , it 's fountain built form of a change in location and landscape work taken .