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Photo was taken at Rustem Pasha mosque, which is located in Tahtakale, Istanbul. The Rustem Pasha Mosque was designed by Ottoman imperial architect Mimar Sinan for Grand Vizier Damat Rüstem Pasha (husband of one of the daughters of Suleiman the Magnificent, Princess Mihrimah). Rustem Pasha died in July 1561 and the mosque was built after his death from around 1561 until 1563.

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