Sokollu Mehmed Pasha Mosque

Sokollu Mehmed Pasha Mosque

Sokollu Mehmed Pasha Mosque is a historic mosque located in Istanbul, Turkey. It was commissioned by the grand vizier Sokollu Mehmed Pasha and his wife İsmihan Sultan. The mosque, which was designed by Mimar Sinan, was completed in 1571 AD. Sokollu Mehmed Pasha 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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