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Süleymaniye Mosque and Complex Popular Places

The famous Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan built this mosque for Sultan Suleyman the Magnificient in the 16th century. The mosque was a tribute to the Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem because the name Süleyman is the Islamic version of Solomon. In the complex there was a kitchen, stables, schools, a hospital, cemetery and a harem. The sultan and his wife are buried in elaborate tombs on the site and Sinan’s tomb is next to the garden house.

Address: Süleymaniye,Prof. Sıddık Sami Onar Cd. No:1,34116 Fatih/İstanbul

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"Young man at reception on arrival and departure very friendly and helpful. Good to have sea view and lovely breakfast terrace. Near road full of good Turkish restaurants."

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