Suleymaniye Mosque is the largest mosque in Istanbul which was built on the order of Kanuni Sultan Suleyman by Mimar Sinan. The Mosque’s construction works began in 1550 and finished in 1558. It is one of the most important examples of Classical Ottoman Architecture with its combined 4 tall and slender minarets and a large dome.
The mosque was built according to accumulate the smudge of candles by dint of an air current inside the structure and this accumulated smudges was used to made of the best quality ink.
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