Süleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey Unmissable as you stand on the busy Galata bridge and look up at the city's historic skyline is the mosque designed by the great Ottoman architect Sinan for Suleiman the Magnificent.
Ayasofya (Hagia Sophia) in Istanbul. Islamic calligraphy and Christian iconography are layered throughout revealing centuries of conflict that compose this overwhelmingly beautiful monument to civilization.
The Süleymaniye Mosque is the second largest mosque in Istanbul and is one of the dominant buildings in its skyline. It was built on the order of Sultan Süleyman (Süleyman the Magnificent) by the master architect Mimar Sinan – between 1550 and
Aheste Beste - Google+The Selimiye Mosque Minbar (Turkish: Selimiye Camii) is an Ottoman mosque in the city of Edirne, Turkey. The mosque was commissioned by Sultan Selim II and was built by architect Mimar Sinan between 1569 and 1575. It was considered by Sinan to be his masterpiece and is one of the highest achievements of Islamic architecture. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selimiye_Mosque) #mimarsinan #turkey #AhesteBeste