Yavuz Selim Mosque

Yavuz Selim Mosque

Yavuz Selim Mosque or Selim I Mosque is a historic mosque located in Istanbul, Turkey. It was commissioned by the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent in memory of his father Selim I. The mosque was completed in 1527 AD and 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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