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Mausoleum of Sultan Süleyman

 
Catalogue
Ottoman Gardens
City
Istanbul
Country
Turkey
Dates
1566
Authors
Nurhan Atasoy;
Seyit Ali Kahraman

Description

Evliya Çelebi describes the tomb: “Sultan Süleyman [1520–1566] was buried in front of the mihrab wall of his mosque within a garden akin to paradise, that is lavishly furnished with vineyards, irem gardens, and rose gardens.” The tomb (türbe) is in the complex of the Süleymaniye Mosque, constructed between 1550 and 1558.

 

Source

  • Travel Account, 17th century
Catalogue
Ottoman Gardens
City
Istanbul
Country
Turkey
Dates
1566
Authors
Nurhan Atasoy;
Seyit Ali Kahraman