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SULEYMANİYE MOSQUE is an Ottoman imperial mosque located on the Third Hill of Istanbul, Turkey. It is the largest mosque in the city, and one of the bestknown sights of Istanbul. The Süleymaniye Mosque, 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. The construction work began in 1550 and the mosque was finished in 1558.

NEW MOSQUE left
The Yeni Cami, meaning New Mosque; originally named the Valide Sultan Mosque and later New Valide Sultan Mosque after its partial reconstruction and completion between 1660 and 1665; is an Ottoman imperial mosque located in the Eminönü quarter of Istanbul, Turkey. It is situated on the Golden Horn, at the southern end of the Galata Bridge, and is one of the famous architectural landmarks of Istanbul. The original architect was Davut Ağa, an apprentice to the great Mimar Sinan. However, Davut Ağa died in 1599 and was replaced by Dalgıç Ahmed Çavuş.

RUSTEM PASHA MOSQUE is an Ottoman mosque located in Hasırcılar Çarşısı Strawmat Weavers Market in the Tahtakale neighborhood, of the Fatih district of Istanbul, Turkey. The Rüstem 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.

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  • Copyright: selcuk karaman (slckrmn) (36)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-09-09
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/5.9, 1/500 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-02-12 23:35
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