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Selimiye Mosque, Edirne

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Architectural Building
Completed in 1575, Selimiye Mosque is a World Heritage Site that demonstrates the cultural elevation and strength of the Ottoman Empire. As you approach the mosque, observe the four slender minarets that reach 83 m (272 ft). The mosque's simple stone and marble facade impresses, while the interior is completely symmetrical and lacks excessive detailing. Although visually pleasing, its main purpose was to remind the sultans that humility and faith would bring them closer to God. After visiting the site, head to the nearby gardens for a rest. A visit to Selimiye Mosque represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Edirne holiday planner to plot your vacation.
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  • all of us, one of the first that comes to mind is the selimiye 3. stands in all its glory in the middle of Edirne. below is a list of unesco the bedesten are the US mayankmadhukar kültürmirası ... the most beautiful heritage. Sultan Mehmet Ii. Selim was built on behalf of. Technical excellence, dimensions and aesthetic values of the period, and later the mosque and the most spectacular are the Ottoman Complex mimar Sinan, the most important work of Self-command, architecture and the most magnificent example of the art of creative genius is regarded as a masterpiece.
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  • Both interior decorations, in terms of both minarets and dome symmetry of Mimar Sinan's mastery of creation deserves a masterpiece being seen Selimiye mosque said not necessarily.
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  • Sinan's most important works is very impressive, this mosque minarets as want to enter the city just looks inside the architect's spacious carpets, chandeliers and attentive
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  • The Master has spoken. If Sinan himself said it is his masterpiece, who can question that? I found myself "forgetting to breath" after stepping in. This is literally the definition of "breathtaking." Give yourself some good time to appreciate the details. Try to time your visit outside of the prayer times to minimize crowds. Sit in one of the two further corners and look at the symmetrical architecture. It is one unique monument.
  • One of the best example of Classical Ottoman Architecture, Selimiye Mosque is situated at the heart of the city. To make your visit unique, make sure you don't schedule your visit on weekends.
  • gorgeus..
  • Mimar Sinan's the biggest mosque that is recommended to visit.
  • Magnificent