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The Fatih Masjid – Istanbul Turkey

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The Fatah masjid and complex was constructed by the command of Sultan Mohammed Al Fatah to commemorate the liberation of the city. The original Masjid was severely damaged by an earthquake in 1766. In 1767, it was rebuilt on an entirely different plan.

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Adjacent to the masjid is a chamber where Sultan Muhammad Al Fatah is buried

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a plaque on the wall reminds the visitors of the blessed words of Rasulullah salAllahu alayhi wa sallam praising the liberator of the city, you shall surely liberate Constantinople. How wonderful shall be its leader, and how wonderful shall be its army.

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The complex eventually gave its name to the surrounding neighborhood, which today is known as far