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Ablution fountains at the Blue Mosque. Water and cleanliness have immense importance in Islam. Before entering a mosque, men wash their feet at ablution fountains outside the mosque. During the Ottoman empire, many churches were converted to mosques. Often, the baptistery building was converted to an ablution fountain.
- Marylinda Ramos
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- Istanbul Icons & Details, Istanbul: Blue Mosque