Mosques in Istanbul

May 11, 2010 04:12 by haci
The Suleymaniye Complex, consisting of a large number of courtyards and a caravansarai, was constructed starting on June 13, 1550 through October 15, 1557 by Architect Sinan (the grand old master of Ottoman architecture). A total of 3,523 workers were employed during the construction of the complex.... [More]

Suleymaniye Mosque

August 30, 2009 13:21 by haci
The Süleymaniye Mosque (Turkish: Süleymaniye Camii) is an Ottoman imperial mosque located on the second Hill of Istanbul, Turkey. It is the second largest mosque in the city, and one of the best-known sights of Istanbul. History The Süleymaniye Mosque was built on the order of Sultan Suleiman I... [More]