TURKEY – Historic Blue Mosque minaret dismantled and rebuilt

One minaret of the historic Sultanahmet Mosque in Istanbul, popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior, will be dismantled and rebuilt after it was discovered that the minaret had shifted five centimeters.

The shift was discovered during preparations for a comprehensive restoration job.

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