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Sehzade Camii (Princes' Mosque)

The mosque was built on the instructions of Soleiman the Magnificent in memory of his son Mehmet who is buried here. It was constructed by the famous architect, Sinan, between 1543 and 1548 and is one of the five largest mosques in Istanbul.
01 Exterior 87003298.jpg
01 Exterior 87003298.jpg
02 Front 87003297.jpg
02 Front 87003297.jpg
03 Gardens 87003285.jpg
03 Gardens 87003285.jpg
04 General Interior View 87003286.jpg
04 General Interior View 87003286.jpg
05 Mihr‚b (altar) and Minbar (pulpit) 87003287.jpg
05 Mihr‚b (altar) and Minbar (pulpit) 87003287.jpg
06 Interior of Dome 87003288.jpg
06 Interior of Dome 87003288.jpg
07 Decoration of Dome Spandrel 87003290.jpg
07 Decoration of Dome Spandrel 87003290.jpg
08 Mihr‚b detail 87003289.jpg
08 Mihr‚b detail 87003289.jpg
09 Sanctuary and Minbar 87003293.jpg
09 Sanctuary and Minbar 87003293.jpg
10 Tomb of Sehzade Mehmet 87003295.jpg
10 Tomb of Sehzade Mehmet 87003295.jpg
11 Guardian of the Tombs 87003296.jpg
11 Guardian of the Tombs 87003296.jpg