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Babademirtas Street, Edirne 22020, Turkey
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"mimar sinan"
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"turkey"
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"islamic architecture"
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"worth the trip"
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"iznik tiles"
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"ottoman empire"
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"great ottoman"
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"amazing mosque"
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"real masterpiece"
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"four minarets"
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"hagia sophia"
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"master piece"
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"take pictures"
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"minor damage"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The interior design, the huge dome and lights entering through the glass decorations are amazing. I highly recommend to visit twice: one at dawn and on around sunset; you will have lots of chances for nice photographs both outside and inside the mosque. Try to...More

Thank Emrah A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Selimiye Mosque is definitely one of the top "must see" places in the world. Having been disappointed with the "Blue Mosque" due to renovations, it was wonderful to experience this inspiring building

Thank kato7446
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is definetly peaceful and holly. You will fell the beauty of the Arcitect Mimar Sinan’s one of the masterpieces.

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Hi Every Body It's me again Selimiye Mosque is one you have to visit in Edirne, It's build by Amazing Architect Sinan who was the great architect of his time I like this because i filed good there. The paintings on the dome are lovely....More

Thank SALAH M
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

For sure Selimiye Camii represents the peak of Ottoman architecture. As great architect Sinan wrote, "With the help of Allah and the favour of Sultan Selim Khan I have succeeded building a cupola 6 cubits wider and 4 cubits deeper than Agia Sofia", this mosque...More

Thank Berthaki
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Selimiye Mosque is one of the main reasons to visit Edirne, the former capital of the Ottoman Empire, built by Architect Sinan who was the master architect of his time and is considered to be one of the greatest architects of all times. He designed...More

Thank Nesligul D
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Architect Sinan’s the most magnificent mosque..Architecture of the mosque is impressively artistic...its dome is bigger than Hagia Sophia.. It has excellent Iznik tiles..it has four minarets and covered bazaar (shopping center) just near the mosque.

Thank oktayozkan
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Huge and imposing, it will catch your eye as you pass the border to Turkey and it deserves the effort to make a stop and visit, even if is not the first mosque visited in your life.

Thank Marius A
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

It was an excellent architectural complex, inside with mosaics and work were amazing, however, most of the people there for praying and religious purposes made me uncomfortable. You have to be tip toeing not to interfere those people instead analyzing the architectural construction and paintings...More

Thank FreeJohnny
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

very peaceful, interesting and welcoming mosque. As others have mentioned, the domes draw your eye upwards and there is a lot of detail to look at. If you have time, try also to visit the islamic museum onsite - also quite interesting. Headcovers/scarfs are available...More

Thank Angela S
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