Suleymaniye Mosque: The Greates Ottoman Legacy
The greatest Ottoman sultan and the greatest Ottoman architect coming together, what could possibly go wrong? Built by Sinan the architect with the order of Suleiman the Magnificent, Suleymaniye Mosque displays the magnificence of the most glorious period of the Ottoman Empire.
As the sacred book of the Muslims Koran says that “God is the light of the heavens and earth,” Sinan the architect wanted to create the divine light inside the mosque. So he used many tiny windows to bring light to the heavenly paintings and ornations inside the mosque. Judging from the paradise-like atmosphere of the interiors, we can say that he achieved his goal.
If you would like to check yourself, come visit the Suleymaniye Mosque yourself and be amazed by its atmosphere and beauty.