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Selimiye Mosque in Edirne (Unesco world heritage)

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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selimiye_Mosque

The Selimiye Mosque (Turkish: Selimiye Camii) is an Ottoman mosque in the city of Edirne, Turkey. The mosque was commissioned by Sultan Selim II and was built by architect Mimar Sinan between 1569 and 1575 . It was considered by Sinan to be his masterpiece and is one of the highest achievements of Islamic architecture.

In 2011 it was added to the Unesco world heritage list.

 

see also: whc.unesco.org/en/list/1366

 

Published:

- DOGAN BURDA DERGILER (Turkey) (january 2015)

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Taken on August 9, 2011