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)

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Aleppo: Khusruwiyah Mosque (one of Sinan's early works)
Istanbul: Suleiman Mosque; also designed changes to the Hagia Sofia
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


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