Architecture

Süleymaniye Mosque, northwest facade detail, cupolas

Istanbul, Turkey

Süleymaniye Camii [Turkish]
Süleymaniye Mosque, northwest facade detail, cupolas

Architecture

architectural element(s)

Architecture: Süleymaniye Mosque

built
1550–1557
culture
work type by function
material
architect(s)
patronage

Specifications

Specifications: Süleymaniye Mosque

height
53.0 m
width
73.0 m
length
108.0 m
number cupolas
1
cupola/dome diameter (inner)
26.0 m
cupola/dome diameter (outer)
53.0 m
number minarets
4
minaret height
81.0 m, 81.0 m, 76.0 m, 76.0 m

Geography

local language location name
İstanbul, Türkiye [Turkish]
historic location name(s)
Istanbul
استانبول (Istānbūl) [Ottoman Turkish]
Constantinople
‎قسطنطينيه (Qusṭanṭīnīya/Ḳosṭanṭīnīye) [Ottoman Turkish]
historical affiliations
1557–1923

UNESCO World Heritage Site

type
cultural
criteria
I, II, III, IV
designation
reference
356bis-002

Image characteristics

maximum image resolution
5,117 × 3,537  pixel
43.3 × 29.9 cm (300 dpi)
capture date
image processing
colour corrected
copyrights
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