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Selimiye Mosque

Selimiye Mosque(photographer: Nevit Dilmen)

General Information

Structural Type: Dome
Function / usage: Mosque
Other name(s): Selimiye Camii
Built: 1568 - 1575
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Edirne, Edirne, Turkey, Asia
Coordinates: 41° 40' 40.00" N    26° 33' 34.00" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

dome diameter 31.28 m
height 43.28 m
minaret height 71 m

Chronology

1878

Russian invasion, some tiles are taken to Russia.

Notes

Mimar Sinan has referred to this mosque as his masterpiece.

Participants

Architecture
Engineering

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There is no relevant literature listed in the database.

Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0009028
Created: 16/04/2003
Last Updated: 07/10/2013