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Üsküdar Orta Valide Sultan Mosque

Details

Catalogue: 
Ottoman Gardens
Authors: 
Nurhan Atasoy; Seyit Ali Kahraman
Country: 
Turkey
City: 
Istanbul
Dates: 
1577 19th century

Source

  • Travel Account, 17th century

Garden Description

The mosque was founded by the mother of Murad III in 1577. Evliya Çelebi (Seyahatnâmesi, 1:142a) describes the mosque’s outer courtyard as filled with plane and linden trees.