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Mihrimah Sultan Mosque, Istanbul
(4.7/5 based on 260 reviews on the web)
One of Istanbul's prominent landmarks, Mihrimah Sultan Mosque stands on the peak of one of the city's seven hills. Designed by Mimar Sinan, one of the most celebrated architects of the 16th century, this imposing yet elegant structure ranks among the finest achievements of Ottoman architecture. Built for Suleyman the Magnificent's favorite daughter, the mosque complex once included a school, Turkish baths, tombs, and several shops. Step inside to admire the mosque's huge dome supported by four arches, and pay close attention to the building's three rows of windows, providing abundant light and infusing the interior with a bright atmosphere. Use our Istanbul tour planner to visit Mihrimah Sultan Mosque on your trip to Istanbul, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This mosque is very beautiful, well located and quite colorful, following the designs architectural of the area.
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  • is a mosque linda has details very fine if have several days available in Istanbul would be good visit the
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  • We saw this mosque while coming back from Chora Church. It is a beautiful serene mosque just like the person it was named after. Mihrimah Sultan was the beloved daughter of Sultan Suleyman the Magnifi...  more »
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  • Beautiful mosque. I visited in last 10 days of Ramadan. Unlike other mosques, they do the khatm (ختم) in taraweeh and also tahajud. They also had 2-3 imams with beautiful recitation.
  • Mashallah so beutiful
  • Wonderful mosque, and i feel Serenity in it And has a big yard
  • Merhaba,Asalam -o- Alaikum! Lovely mosque,lovely Muslims!
  • In Ramadan it's like heaven