Süleymaniye Mosque

Süleymaniye Mosque

Süleymaniye Mosque is a historic mosque located in Istanbul, Turkey. It was built between 1550-1557 AD on the order of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and designed by the imperial architect Mimar Sinan. The 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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