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Süleymaniye Mosque

The Süleymaniye Mosque, which Mimar Sinan says “my journeyman work“, is viewed as one of the most outstanding works of the classical architectural fashion of the Ottoman Empire. The extraordinary shape on a hill dominating the Istanbul Historical Peninsula suggests a super interest and the use of development strategies which can be viewed as pretty superior compared to the length at some point of the building is big.

Suleymaniye Mosque

Information about Süleymaniye Mosque

The mosque designed by using Koca Sinan carefully with each element is built between 1551 and 1557 in the name of Süleyman the Magnificent. When the name is said, the part that seems in the mind is only a section of worship. However, the building definitely constitutes a section of the Süleymaniye Complex.

In the large region of the Külliyan, there are many buildings barring the mosque such as madrasah, hospital, bazaar, bath, library, imaret. The complex of Suleymaniye is the 2d greatest building group built after the Fatih in the Ottoman Empire. Thanks to its excessive position, the Golden Horn, Marmara, Bosphorus and Topkapi Palace can be effortlessly considered from the garden.

Suleymaniye Mosque

The number of minarets indicates that the 4th prince was once the king after Kanuni’s conquest of Istanbul. 10 minarets in the 4 minarets indicate that the Ottoman sultan is the 10th.

When visitors enter the mosque from the courtyard surrounded by means of 28 porticoes, the site visitors meet a simple structure thinking about the different awesome religious structures in the Ottoman Empire. The most extraordinary section of the inside of Süleymaniye, which resembles the Eyüp Sultan Mosque in this direction, is the dome of the writing of Surat an-Nur, the work of Calligrapher Hasan Çelebi. The large dome is supported via four massive columns attached to the structure delivered from specific places. Baalbek Temple in Bekaa Valley, Alexandria Town, Topkapi Palace and Vefa Semi are places where these columns are brought.

The essential aspects that make every tourist to İstanbul a list of places to go to are the product of Mimar Sinan’s special intelligence. The grasp of architecture, which preserves the line of perfection shut to perfection even today, has provided the architect with 65 cubicles around the dome.

Suleymaniye Mosque

In order to keep away from living creatures that could harm the congregation and the structure, Sinan put camel chook eggs in the center of his hunts. The first working room constructed up to that time averted the candles and lamps used in illumination from polluting the environment. All the work gathered in this room, which has 2 windows open to the outside, used to be later inked and used in many important correspondences.

Thanks to the details on the inside, the winner of the admiration of visiting the glass of the garden in the most magnificent period of the Ottoman Empire and his wife Hürrem Sultan has signed the signatures. In addition, Mimar Sinan’s tomb, which has a great share in the emergence of unique works in every direction, is here waiting for you.

Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Shrine

Süleymaniye Mosque is the first constructing really worth seeing in the backyard of Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Tomb, after the death of the mighty Sultan son of II. It was constructed with the aid of Selim the Architect Sinan. It is embellished with octagonal turbine backyard mirror and marble; the indoors is surprising with 16th-century Chinese, pen work, woodwork.

Kanuni Sultan Suleyman Tomb

Hacer-ül Esved Stone, placed at the entrance gate, is the object which the experienced travelers who came to turd are most fascinated in the structure. Because they do not comprehend the cost of many visitors, the sole wife of this stone, whom they ignore on, is in Kaaba and is now not allowed to be touched.

Hürrem Sultan Shrine

Another of the most captivating buildings in the mosque is the tomb belonging to Hürrem Sultan. The constructing was once constructed in 1558 via Sinan after the death of his wife.

The outer floor of the turbine, which has structural similarities with that of Kanuni, has been mobilized with the aid of stone workmanship. The different issue that you can also be fascinated by when getting into the turtle, which has been positioned in the front of the door in the elaborate entrance section, is a rug with paraphrases.

Suleymaniye Mosque Tombs

The Chinese decorating the indoors of the turban has a variety of colors and plant patterns. The black colored tiles, made of exclusive glaze techniques, are in the first function in phrases of architectural use.

Mimar Sinan Shrine

If you go to 2 shrine’s built-in wealthy architectural fashion and then go to the corner the place the Fadva Ramp intersects with the city, you can see the tomb place that Mimar Sinan built for himself. The tomb, which ended in 1556, has a fairly simple look compared to others.

Mimar Sinan Tomb / Suleymaniye Mosque

During the restoration work in 1940, the partitions and home windows have been removed from the unique view and the marble used to be used in the development of the turbine.

Where and how do you go to Süleymaniye Mosque?

The historical building is located in the Eminönü District of Fatih District. You can easily walk to the Grand Bazaar and the religious building which is within walking distance of the Egyptian Bazaar via bus, tram, metro and ferry services.

In terms of transportation, the most practical option is the Kabataş-Bağcılar Tram Line. You can reach the station by a short walk after you take the car from Laleli-University Station. You must follow the path between the Sahaflar Bazaar and the Beyazit Gate of the Grand Market as long as you get off at Beyazit Stop.

Suleymaniye Mosque

After visiting Galata Tower and going to Süleymaniye, which is the first structure that will take you on the tour of the Historical Peninsula, Eminönü is enough for you to go uphill in front of Istanbul Commerce University. Once you get uphill, all you have to do is follow the signs on the road.

Suleymaniye Mosque

Suleymaniye Mosque Visit Days and Hours

The mosque is open between 09.00-18.00 each day for the duration of the year. However, as I referred to in the tour guide of the Blue Mosque, the guidelines about the prayer hours and apparel style should be observed. On the foundation of these rules, friends wishing to visit Suleymaniye are requested to enter the prayer areas whilst wearing the congregational prayer, and prayer dressed in Islamic clothing.

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