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Haseki Hürrem Sultan Tomb

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  • Construction year: 1557-1558
  • The city it is located in: İstanbul
  • The borough it is located in: Eminönü
  • The neighbourhood it is located in: Süleymaniye
  • Address: Prof. Sıddık Sami Onar Avenue, Süleymaniye, Eminönü
  • How to reach the place: The Tomb is within the Süleymaniye Complex, about 200 m from the Vezneciler bus stop. It is in the Süleymaniye Mosque burial area. It is also within a 20 minute walking distance up the hill from Tahtakale.
  • Monument type: Tomb
  • The function today: Tomb
  • The ownership: Ministry of Culture and Tourism
  • The bibliography that link the building to Sinan: TE, TM
  • Information about the monument: Overall, the exterior view ofthe Tomb is quite simple; however, its interior is covered over with the best of the 16th century Iznik tiles. In a way, this luminescent interior decorated with tiles reminds one of the passionate life of Hürrem Sultan. The tomb is open to visitors until 7:00 PM during summertime, with no charge. Making a small donation, with a receipt, at the entrance, is optional.
  • The other monuments of Sinan similar to this building: Sultan Süleyman (Süleymaniye) Mosque, Sultan Süleyman Tomb, Sultan Süleyman (Süleymaniye) Madrasa (Evvel), Sultan Süleyman (Süleymaniye) Madrasa (Sani), Sultan Süleyman (Süleymaniye) Madrasa (Salis), Sultan Süleyman (Süleymaniye) Madrasa (Rabi), Sultan Süleyman (Abu's Suud Efendi) Hadith College, Sultan Süleyman Medical School, Sultan Süleyman (Süleymaniye) Darülkurra, Sultan Süleyman Elementary School, Sultan Süleyman Medical School, Sultan Süleyman (Süleymaniye) Hospice, Sultan Süleyman (Süleymaniye) Caravanserai, Sultan Süleyman (Dökmeciler) Bath House, Rüstem Paşa Mosque, Hüsrev Kethuda Darülkurra,
  • The other monuments similar to this building: Beyazıt Mosque, Vefa Kilise (Church) Mosque, Kalenderhane Mosque
  • Last Update: 25.10.2016
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