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Famed architect Sinan built this majestic structure for one of the greatest rulers of the Ottoman Empire. Although this mosque is less ornate, there are many similarities between it and the Hagia Sophia since the same architect was responsible for...more
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Sinan Aga Mah. Zeyrek Cad. No:4 | Zeyrek, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Grand Bazaar
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Reviewed yesterday

This mosque is high on a hill behind the Istanbul University area and surrounded by a large garden. The inner court is an impressing open space, going inside you have to take off shoes, women to cover their head. For me the best part was...More

Thank Heli P
Reviewed yesterday

Definitely worth a visit! Beautiful structure in beautiful grounds. Be wary of people trying to 'help' you. You will be told there is a long line and even if there is, wait in it! Otherwise you will rapidly be made aware of ulterior motives such...More

Thank GreyGooseTonic
Reviewed 2 days ago

No matter how many times one goes to this place, you can't but help fall in love with the tranquility and serenity of the whole compound and surroundings. Steeped in tremendous history, it's one of the few places in the world where the new and...More

Thank ArfanHH
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We could see this building from everywhere but couldn't find it. We were constantly lost in the streets surrounding the grand bazaar from where there is no view of the mosque. When we eventually got there it was definitely worth it. So superior to the...More

Thank alibroon
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My favourite mosque in Istanbul. Blue mosque was being renovated so was a bit of an eyesore. Sulemaniye has lovely shops in its surrounds that are frequented more by the locals. A must-see

Thank ZubeidaB2
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were shown round this mosque by a local guide from Istanbul, and we were astounded by the size and beauty of this building complex.

Thank foresthouse
Reviewed 4 days ago

The mosque itself is beautiful inside with wonderful mosaics and in front of the mosque is a wide open walk way with this amazing view of the Bosporus.

1  Thank Pippa354
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the nicer mosques in Istanbul and less busy. I would strongly suggest visiting if you have the time.

Thank RicotheGreat
Reviewed 5 days ago

Whenever I visit here I amaze once I step in this magnificent mosque. Under this impressive dome and minarets I fill my self blessed and pure. The mosque's exterior and interior are really impressive. I think Suleymaniye Mosques gives lot of essence from Ottoman Imperial...More

Thank KivilcimZ1
Reviewed 5 days ago

I really enjoyed this mosque because it was not very crowded and it truly is an impressive building. I liked Suleymaniye even more than the famous 'Blue Mosque' as the latter was crowded and undergoing renovations. Take the time to visit the interesting cemetery behind...More

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Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the
Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in
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jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed
cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow
streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to
the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the
evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside
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buongiorno b
25 September 2018|
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Response from Ann H | Reviewed this property |
The first prayer call is a dawn and the last at sunset. Most guide books will give you the approximate times but it varies by season. If you get to the mosque during prayer, visit the cemetery and the final resting place... More
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buongiorno b
25 September 2018|
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Response from Mohammadtayy | Reviewed this property |
Hi You can go there about 8 a.m until 9 p.m It is really awesome. You can not enter the mosque 🕌 in pray time, they have 5 times in a day that every time need to 15 minuets at last and if you arrive in these times you can... More
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Aline J
6 September 2018|
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Response from Jakob S | Reviewed this property |
I dont recognize the restaurant your are asking about. The sad thing is restaurants keep closing and opening from time to time. But there is a lot of fish restaurants in sirkeci. They normally always serve the famous fish... More
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