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Emperor Bayezid II was the second sultan to call Constantinople his home, and the second to build himself a commemorative Mosque, the Bayezid Camii or - when referring to the larger complex surrounding the mosque - the Beyazediye.

Somewhat smaller than Hagia Sophia to the east, it is nevertheless a charming structure with unique features not found on other mosques of the period, most notably the enclosed peristyle out front, with its ornate columns and tranquil courtyard.

Though newer than Mehmet II's Faith Mosque, the Bayezid Mosque stands today as the oldest and best example of early Ottoman architecture in the city, owing to the extensive renovations needed to restore the earlier structure after a massive earthquake in 1766.

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