Şehzade Mosque

Şehzade Mosque

Şehzade Mosque is a historic mosque located in Istanbul, Turkey. It was ordered by the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent as a memorial to his favorite son Şehzade Mehmed who died in 1543 AD. The mosque, which was designed by Mimar Sinan, was completed in 1548 AD. Şehzade Mosque was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985 as part of Historic Areas of Istanbul.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Istanbul Province

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 16th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Historic Areas of Istanbul

Date of Inscription: 1985

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