06 Nisan 2012

SELİMİYE MOSQUE

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Selimiye Mosque challenges time with its history of nearly five centuries, standing safe, fascinates people with its magnificence, praises the Ottoman architecture with its privilege and quality technicalities to the skies, shows clearly its domination at the city’s silhouette, charms everybody with its magnificence. Selimiye Mosque is a unique work with its domes, minarets, ornamentations and acustic, it’s the biggest present of Ottoman Empire to Edirne.

Selimiye Mosque was created by Mimar Sinan when he was 80 and it was considered by him to be his ”masterpiece”. It’s shown as a masterpiece not only in architecture history of the Ottoman-Turkish but also in architecture history of the world.