April 1, 2010


This is the inside of the Süleymaniye Mosque. There is a great description, so I'm going to pound it out for you guys. :)
"The Mosque with its complex  is located on the fourth of the seven hills of Istanbul. It was built by order of sultan Suleiman 1 and was constructed by the great Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan between the years 1550-1557. It is referred to as a masterpiece of architect Mimar Sinan. The mosque, which has one minaret on each corner, is entered through three doors into its square. The square is surrounded by portals with domes and columns. At the center of the square there is a fountain. ..." Well, okay, there's more, but it gets drier and more technical, and well, I admit, I don't really feel like typing it. But - gorgeous building! Thanks Mononokesin! TR-30820

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