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Suleymaniye Mosque

Sinan Aga Mah. Zeyrek Cad. No:4 | Zeyrek, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 506 769 33 92
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Famed architect Sinan built this majestic structure for one of the greatest rulers of the Ottoman Empire. Although this mosque is less ornate, there are many similarities between it and the Hagia Sophia since the same architect was responsible for both.
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Sinan Aga Mah. Zeyrek Cad. No:4 | Zeyrek, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Grand Bazaar
+90 506 769 33 92
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Just stunning this mosque. Even with all the visiting people it is so peaceful. Take some time to visit the tombs too and scroll the grounds; great views.

Thank Peter_vB2015
Reviewed 4 days ago

Another beautiful mosque with great ottoman architecture, calm and peaceful, located on a steep hill with beautiful surroundings .The view of the city from the garden of this mosque is breath taking.......a must visit !

Thank Taffy331
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Its a great a camii for sure for me the best camii thanks to Mimar Sinan and He is team... Everyone should visit...

Thank fatime e
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fifteen minutes walk from doubletree hotel old city .Suleiman the magnificients tomb and Hurrem Sultans tomb is also located there

Thank shehla2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The second biggest mosque in Istanbul so we've been told is amazing!! The area in which the the mosque is located has this very peaceful feeling to it! The mosque itself - wow! It is a rival to the blue mosque and by far is...More

Thank Shofi12345
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very large mosque, recently renovated and it gorgeously decorated. It's at the top of a steep hill so have your walking shoes on. You'll find great views of the city and the Bosphorus below. Tombs of the Sultan, his family and the mosque's architect...More

Thank MrBakar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mosque from Ottoman era with impressive architecture. In fact this was not only a mosque, but a social complex. I can remember Mosque, Maderssah and a graveyard. Peaceful place to visit, but modest dress code applies.

Thank FaisalQasim
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was nice Mosque Architectures but quote common in Turkey like Blue Mosque but location of Mosque is very good worth visiting.

Thank RehanSherwani
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent tourist attraction, with a genuine relevant history behind it. more importantly and amazing architectural feat. some interesting facts about the architect, and his attention to detail. sound and acoustics, engineering genius, and forward planning.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a very old mosque with lots of history large court to wonder and relax to go inside the mosque you can not go in shorts or skirts

Thank mohammed k
Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the
Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in
search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name
jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed
cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow
streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to
the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the
evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside
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31 July 2017|
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Response from atikamaryam | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the others who have answered so far. The best decision I made was getting myself a data package as soon as I landed. That way, I could read up on any place when I was there or before going.
1 February 2017|
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Response from Bu Y | Reviewed this property |
The Architect was Mimar Sinan, and the mosque was built under orders of Sultan Suleyman "The Magnificent", in Arabic Suleyman "AlQanoony'.
31 January 2017|
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Response from Nesligul D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, his tomb is there just behind the mosque. Next to his tomb lies also his beloved daughter Mihrimah. His beloved wife Hurrem's tomb is next to him in another building.