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Address: Sinan Aga Mah. Zeyrek Cad. No:4 | Zeyrek, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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+90 506 769 3392
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Famed architect Sinan built this majestic structure for one of the greatest...

Famed architect Sinan built this majestic structure for one of the greatest rulers of the Ottoman Empire. Although this mosque is less ornate, there are many similarities between it and the Hagia Sophia since the same architect was responsible for both.

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Suleymaniye Mosqe

If you go to Istanbul the Sulaymaniyah Mosque and complex is a must see the Mosque is located 10 minutes walk from grand bazaar the complex also contains the remains of The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you go to Istanbul the Sulaymaniyah Mosque and complex is a must see the Mosque is located 10 minutes walk from grand bazaar the complex also contains the remains of The Great Sultan Suleiman and go have a drink in nearby cafes that overlooking Istanbul

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the suleymaniye musjid on a fday for the Jummah prayer. The mosque's architecture is beautiful. After the prayer the locals gather at the restaurants to have lunch. This is where I had the best sugarbeans served with rice, steak cubes , grilled aubergine and chilli flakes . A meal that I will truly never forget.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a beautiful mosque as are all the mosques in Turkey. I was very impressed either their cleanliness and the accessibility foe females. Large areas for the ladies unlike some Indian sub content where they do not cater for the ladies. So easy able to offer my prayers wherever I went in Turkey. Lovely

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Guys hope you all will be fine and things are going in the respect of you come with hot clothes because this place is awesome

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a great experience, a mosque of silence and additionally wonderful place of history it was. I recommend every person who visit to Istanbul

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful mosque , this mosque has different tiles and they are lovely looking,no worries about being herded around. An oasis of calm and tranquility.

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An absolute must when visiting Istanbul. Make sure to cover up accordingly as it's a holy place . Head scarfs and / or full length skirts etc is available by the entrance for tourists for free . I think they do ask for a small voluntary donation. Every time I visit this beauty it takes my breath away. It's so... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are walking here, be prepared to walk up the hill through crowded streets to get here. Inside, it is very similar to Blue Mosque, so it may be disappointing. Views around are definitely worth it, though.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to learn about istanbul History and cultures this is the place to be a lot of different tour guides can offer you a lot of information about this historic place! I enjoyed my visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Suleymaniye Mosque / Masjid Sulaiman Al Qonuni. A mosque is named after a great king Sulayman Al Qanuni, who brought to the golden era of Ottoman Turks Empire. The mosque has a very spectacular with beautiful views, facing toward Galata, Golden Horn and the Bosphorus.

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Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside the elegant New Mosque (opened in 1665). Nearby, the famed Galata Bridge offers pedestrian access to urban delights across the river in Istanbul’s more residential and contemporary neighbourhoods, while the must-see sights of Sultanahmet are but a leisurely stroll away.
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