Designed by Mimar Sinan

Koca Mi'mâr Sinân Âğâ ("Sinan the Architect") (c. 1489/1490 – July 17, 1588) was the chief Ottoman architect (Turkish: mimar) and civil engineer for sultans Suleiman the Magnificent, Selim II, and Murad III. He was responsible for the construction of more than 300 major structures and other more modest projects. (wiki)

Connected Sites

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Aleppo Khusruwiyah Mosque (one of Sinan's early works)
Istanbul Suleiman Mosque; also designed changes to the Hagia Sofia
Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge
Mostar designed by the renowned Ottoman architect Sinan
Old City of Jerusalem Damascus Gate, which was built atop a Roman gate that is still visible
Selimiye Mosque The mosque (completed in 1574) is widely regarded as Sinan's crowning masterpiece (wiki)


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