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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...more
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Sinan Aga Mah. Zeyrek Cad. No:4 | Zeyrek, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 days ago

i liked the architecture , as soon as you step in you feel the peace touching your heart . It was a great experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nagelinagu
Reviewed 4 days ago

Walking from Eminonu, we couldn't find a clear passage, but as long as you know which direction (as you see the spires) just take any of the sie streets and walk uphill to the Mosque. Don't make a mistake of going to the Rustem Pasa...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Loislim
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

An amazing place to visit. You can take your time to admire this beautiful place, that seems a piece of art. Do not miss it if you visit Turkey, you won't regret it!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PatriciaFlechas
Reviewed 5 days ago

All the sultan Ahmad complex is perfect place to visit turkish history Especially the people which saw perfect century serial

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Slava N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is truly a gem among all mosques in Istanbul. Its super grand looking and at the same time very peaceful and calm compared to the over crowded Blue Mosque. Spend some time to soak up the sacred atmosphere you won't regret it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank inksterpunk
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most beautiful mosques I've seen. Really pretty on the outside as well as on the inside. Definitely worth visiting when you're going to Istanbul.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Biibje
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth going because the Blue mosque is being renovated and most of its ceiling is not visible, so Suleymaniye gives the idea of how beautiful the Blue mosque could be. But it is very impressive in its own right. Make sure to also visit Suleyman...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CB12345
Reviewed 1 week ago

By my first visite to Istanbul 10 years ago, Suleymaniye Mosque was closed for reforms. So being in Istanbul in December 2018, it stood high on my list of places to visit. Suleymaniye Mosque, it is actually a complex of the mosque and many other...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ali1349
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a normal mosque; nothing less nothing more. All mosque in Turkey are beautiful but if you have seen enough mosques, it will be less intresting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank morocco s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking to Istanbul, you need to visit this Muslim edifice, part of Turkish history. You will see a part of Muslim religion interesting edifice

Date of experience: September 2018
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GregoryBHere
26 December 2018|
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Response from Departure811861 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Gregory, The Blue Mosque is not Süleymaniye Mosque. The latter was renovated some years ago. Are you sure you mean the Blue Mosque? It is Sultanahmet Mosque.
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25 September 2018|
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Response from Ann H | Reviewed this property |
The first prayer call is a dawn and the last at sunset. Most guide books will give you the approximate times but it varies by season. If you get to the mosque during prayer, visit the cemetery and the final resting place... More
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25 September 2018|
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Response from Mohammadtayy | Reviewed this property |
Hi You can go there about 8 a.m until 9 p.m It is really awesome. You can not enter the mosque 🕌 in pray time, they have 5 times in a day that every time need to 15 minuets at last and if you arrive in these times you can... More
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