Sehzade Mehmet Mosque

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The medium-sized Şehzade Camii was built for Süleyman the Magnificent's eldest son, Prince Mehmet, who died of smallpox in 1543 at age 22. Full review →


Frommer's 35

What was at the time considered a masterpiece of Ottoman architecture is now merely a footnote to Sinan's subsequent great works. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Süleyman the Magnificent built this mosque between 1543 and 1548 as a memorial to his son, Mehmet, who died of smallpox in 1543 at the age of 22. Full review →


Michelin Guide 55

Perched on the third hill of Istanbul, the elegant silhouette of Suleyman's mosque rises gracefully towards the sky, via a magnificent profusion of domes. Full review →

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