The Süleymaniye Mosque is an Ottoman imperial mosque located on the Third Hill of Istanbul, Türkiye. It is the largest mosque in the city, and one of the best-known sights of Istanbul.
The Süleymaniye Mosque was built on the order of Sultan Süleyman (Süleyman the Magnificent) "was fortunate to be able to draw on the talents of the architectural genius of Mimar Sinan" (481 Traditions and Encounters: Brief Global History). The construction work began in 1550 and the mosque was finished in 1558.
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marabu61 (11251) 2012-10-19 15:24
Merhaba Ugur bey
impressive Mosque, great colors and a superb clarity and sharpness, this is a very alluring photo indeed.
Thank you also for your interesting note.
have a good weekend
batalay (39959) 2012-10-19 17:50
Süleymaniye'nin sahane bir fotografi. Esim ve ikinci torununla beraber 18 Eylül'de ayni noktada durup camininin buna benzer bir resmini çekmistim. Bu kadar temiz, bulutsuz bir hava yoktu.
Güzel bir hafta sonu dilerim,
francio64 (39888) 2012-10-20 2:04
bella simmetria e piacevole prospettiva accentuata dall'effetto distorsione lente.
- Copyright: ugur ozkan (anesugur) (18789)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-06-09
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 50D, Tokina 11-16 f/2.8, Circular Polarizer 77mm
- Exposure: f/6.3, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-10-19 14:57