The Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul | Visitor's Information

Suleymaniye Mosque Information

The Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul | Visitor's Information

Built by the greatest known architect of the Ottoman Empire - Sinan, between 1550 -1557, Suleymaniye Mosque stands as undoubtedly his greatest work in Istanbul.

SULEYMANIYE MOSQUE

Built by the greatest known architect of the Ottoman Empire - Sinan, between 1550 -1557, Suleymaniye Mosque stands as undoubtedly his greatest work in Istanbul.

Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent, who enjoyed the longest reign in the Ottoman Empire, between 1520-1566, gave the order for its construction. The mosque also holds the tombs of the Sultan and his lover Hurrem (Roxelana).

Architect / Style Sinan / Ottoman style
Open Days Every day, except prayer times
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