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Sehzade Mehmet Mosque, Istanbul

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Religious Site
Admire the 16th-century Ottoman imperial design of Sehzade Mehmet Mosque, built as a memorial to the son of a sultan. As you enter the site, you'll first tour the outer courtyard with a fountain. Continue inside and look up to view a ceiling with five domes, each beautifully decorated in typical Turkish symmetrical patterns. Wear conservative clothing when you visit, and be sure to take a walk around the peaceful gardens surrounding the building. Put Sehzade Mehmet Mosque on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Istanbul vacation planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Designed by prolific Ottoman architect, Sinan, to commemorate the untimely death of Suleyman the Magnificent's young prince, Mehmet, this mosque is quiet, compact but beautifully proportioned. Fewer v...  more »
  • Mimar Sinan's apprenticeship work said, Sehzadebasi mosque, I think is one of the most impressive works. The son who died at a young age Sultan Mehmet had built for this, the mosque is also very spacious and charming interior. Be sure to see the architects and art historians is required.
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  • Sehzade Mehmet Mosque is close to Sulaymania mosque but with a mor simple design although parts of the interior was designed by Rustem Pasha with underglazed Iznik tiles.  more »
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  • Lovely mosque. I visited in last 10 days of Ramadan. Unlike other mosques, they do the khatm (ختم) in taraweeh and also tahajud.
  • One of the historical mosques in the area and it's very calm and not very crowded. Also it's built by Mimar Sinan as many mosques in Istanbul are.
  • Another masterpiece by Mimar Sinan, the mosque is located on the hill
  • Another beautiful mosque in Istanbul, not known to many tourist, so it isn't crowded.
  • Amazingly beautiful. Very calm to walk and say some prayers