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“mimar sinan” (25 reviews)
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Babademirtas Street, Edirne 22020, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is amazing mosque. Everybody should see it. Best Art of Mimar Sinan. He was perfect architect. If you want to see beauty of the Ottomans you can visit that place. Art was very important for them. I loved reverse tulip

Thank poqpoqe
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Considered by many as the most significant work of architect Sinan, Selimiye mosque is truly a masterpiece. When you enter it you’re transported to an otherworldly space that’s incredibly tranquil. We drove to Edirne mainly to see Selimiye, in a rental car from Istanbul in...More

Thank CPLongIsland
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Selimiye is the best mosque i have visited. The light in the mosque makes you feel all the history and holliness behind it..

Thank gokcebozkaya
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

When you approach the mosque and get closer to this enormous building you start thinking how is it even possible that it still stays... especially after 5 centuries! It is truly impressive and paying a visit is a must if you are anywhere near Edirne....More

Thank Martina P
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I am used to being astonished by Mosque architecture, having visited Istanbul several times but nothing prepared me for this! You approach a magnificant porch and door, remove your shoes and walk into....wonder! I huge dome, way above your head, apparently totally unsupported, just floating....More

Thank mike1942EastLondonUK
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is another great project by Mimar Sinan. huge mosque and full of history it is a must see edirne.

Thank Savas H
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Visited as part of weekend stay in Edirne. Building is located high overlooking central Edirne. The most famous work of architect Sinan and is well decorated & nice to see.

Thank Colin G
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I visited the mosque with my family and was impressed with the historical and Fine Architecture. It is located in the center/downtown of Edirne City.

Thank Rana Riaz S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Managed to get a trip here for Ramazan Bayram prayers (special early morning mass prayer session at the end of Ramadan). Spectacular and such a special place.

Thank Citrus-Farmer
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful and majestic Mosque which combines simplicity with great architecture. It's definitely the best sight of Edirne and you should not miss it.

Thank Christianaprvl
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