Süleymaniye Mosque is a mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. The mosque is an Ottoman Imperial Mosque that was built in the mid 16th century having been designed by architect Mimar Sinan. The mosque is the second largest in Istanbul, it was built on the order of Sultan Suleyman. It is known for its wonderful architecture with its exterior and interior both being very impressive with such detail and a high standard of craftsmanship. The mosque was damaged in the 18th century by an earthquake but was later restored to its current beauty.
The mosque is situated a short walk away from the Grand Bazaar. The 26A, 26B, 70KE and 336 buses all stop close by.
Opening Times and Admission
The mosque welcomes visitors from dawn till dusk.