Thursday, February 3, 2011

Süleymaniye Mosque

This wonderful mosque is situated on a hill behind University of Istanbul, built in the reign of Sultan Suleiman elaanony in the period between year 1550 and 1557 AD.And built by the architect, "Sinan Pasha” who is the most famous architecture and in the history of Ottoman architectureand one of the most famous architects in the world of Islamic architecture at all.
The length of the mosque to about 69 meters and width to 63 meters and can accommodate up to five thousand worshipers, and features a minaret of the fourincreases in the corners of the patio in the courtyard of the mosque, and includes the combined four schools of archeology, and Turkish bath, a kitchen and a hospital for the poor.