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World Heritage Turkey

 
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Istanbul
Historical Sites of
City of 2
Safranbolu
Karabuk
Corum 3
Hattusas
The Hittite Capital
Goreme National Park 4
Nevsehir
Kapadokya
Sivas 5
Great Mosque And
Hospital Of Divrigi
Adiyaman 6
Nemrut Mountain
Antalya 7
Xanthos Letoon
Denizli 8
Pamukkale
Hierapolis
Canakkale 9
Archaeological
Site Of Troy
Edirne 10
Edirne Selimiye
Mosque
 
 

Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex

A Master work of Classical Ottoman Architecture

Edirne was the capital of the Ottoman Empire prior to the conquest of Istanbul and is famous for its mosques, the elegant domes and minarets, where as Selimiye is the most important monument in this historic city. The complex built in the historic centre of Edirne comprises, two madrasas, a primary school and a covered bazaar besides this magnificient mosque. Carrying the name of the then reigning the Sultan Selim II, the Mosque was ?built by architect Mimar Sinan in the 16th century.

 
 
 
 
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