As the former capital of the Ottoman Empire, Edirne has a lot of historic mosque architecture that still exudes its former glory. Considered one of Sinan’s greatest works, Edirne’s Selimiye Mosque is a truly breathtaking sight.
Built from 1569 to 1575 by acclaimed architect Sinan, the Selimiye Mosque and its area are located in Edirne, which was the capital of the Ottoman Empire.
The Selimiye Mosque is a masterpiece of Ottoman art and the history of worldwide architecture. The mosque with its dome and four slender minarets can be seen from anywhere in the city. Aside from the unique architecture, the mosque is also admired for the exquisite details in the work carved in stone and marble, for the glazed tiles, the woodwork and the mother of pearl inlays. The Üç Şerefeli Mosque is another amazing example that dominates the city and was built between 1437 and 1447.Below are the other famous mosques that we recommend you to see.