Mihrimah Sultan Mosque located in Edirnekapı, near the walls of the historical part of Istanbul is little known. This mosque, Signed by Sinan, the greatest Ottoman architect of all time, like the mosque of Soliman the Magnificent, Rüstem Paşa, both well-known to tourists. Read the rest of this entry »
Completed in 1557 by most famous Ottoman architect Sinan on top of one of the seven hills of Istanbul, the Suleymaniye Mosque overlooks the Golden Horn with its four minarets ornamented with all ten balconies which are visible from far away.
With the request of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, Sinan created in seven years one of the masterpieces of the city that he only considers in his book as a work of a journeyman. Read the rest of this entry »