Süleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul

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    Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, TR
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  • Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, TR
    Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, TR
    by TrendsetterME
  • Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, TR
    Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, TR
    by TrendsetterME
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    by Slydevil Updated Aug 25, 2002

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    Suleymaniye Mosque The mosque of Suleyman the Magnificent, where he and his wífe are buried, is considered the most beautiful of all imperial mosques in Istanbul. It was built between 1550 and 1557 by the famous architect Sinan whose wish was to su rpass the builders of St. Sophia. Standing on a hill, it is conspicuous by its great size, emphasised by the four minarets rising one from each corner of the courtyard. Inside,the mihrab (prayer niche ) and the mimber (pulpit) are of finely carved white m arble, and there are fine stained glass windows. Adjoining the mosque were theological schools, a school of medicine, a soup kitchen and hospice for the poor, a caravanserai and a Turkish bath.

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    The Mosque of Suleyman the...

    by viajeromaga Written Aug 24, 2002

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    The Mosque of Suleyman the Magnificient, located in the center of a large religious complex stands as the most important work of the architect Sinan, one of the greatest architects in the world history.
    Built in the mid 16th century in the reign of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificient, the The monumental tombs of the Sultan and his wife, Hurrem Sultan are in the graveyard to the southeast of the mosque.

    This mosque stands out as a unique example of classical Ottoman architecture with perfectly integrated sections, beautiful stained-glass windows and the extraordinary harmony of the structural elements.mosque represents the summit of the Ottoman Empire.

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    The Suleymaniye Mosque

    by peterdhduncan Updated Jul 24, 2010
    The S?leymaniye Mosque

    For information about this awe-inspiring mosque, click here.

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    The Suleyman Mosque

    by cfuentesm Written Oct 21, 2005
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    Locate in the historic area of Istanbul, the Suleyman Mosque is supposed to be the most beautiful of the imperial mosques.

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  • Suleyman's tomb

    by macicka Updated Sep 4, 2004

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    Suleyman's tomb

    This wonderful tomb belongs to Suleyman The Magnificent and in comparison to the tomb of his wife looks much more luxurious.

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  • Hurrem's tomb 2

    by macicka Updated Sep 4, 2004

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    Tombs of Hurrem's sons

    These are tombs of her sons but I don't know which are these 2 because she had 3 sons (Beyazit, Selim, Cehangir).

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  • Hurrem's tomb

    by macicka Updated Sep 4, 2004

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    Hurrem's tomb

    This is tomb of Suleyman's wife Hurrem and her sons.
    She was comming from Ukraine (I think), she was clever and knew how to manipulate her husband.

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  • Suleymaniye Mosque-Tombs

    by macicka Written Aug 29, 2004

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    Tombs

    If you are walking in the area of mosque, you'll see many of these tombs around. All of them are beautiful and making certain secret atmosphere...

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    Cemetery

    by MalenaN Updated Aug 22, 2004

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    In the cemetery around the tomb of Süleyman the gravestones are thin and narrow. I liked the colour and shape of the stones standing close to each other.

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    Tomb of Süleyman

    by MalenaN Updated Jun 12, 2004

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    Beside the mosque are two octagonal türbes - the tomb of Süleyman and the tomb of his wife Haseki Hürrem Sulan (Roxelana).

    The entrance fee to each of the tombs is 1 000 000 TL.

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    Visiting the mosoleum with the Sülemaniye's grave

    by ptitetoile Written Sep 16, 2003

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    The building is wonderful....Inside, all the walls are covered with colorfull mosaics and give a particular atmosphere

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    Süleymaniye outside

    by tini58de Written Aug 26, 2002

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    cemetary next to the S��leymaniye

    The outskirts of the Süleymaniye are worthwhile seeing as well! The mausoleum of Suleyman I. and the graveyard around it!

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    Soleiman Mosque. You will need...

    by silvia-m.b Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Soleiman Mosque. You will need go (climb almost...) to one of Istanbul's hills...Tired but is worthwhile!!!
    No entrance price!!! Free! :-)

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