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Sultan Süleyman (Süleymaniye) Darülkurra

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  • Construction year: 1550-1557
  • 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 Süleeymaniye Complex, where the Darülkurra is located, is 200 m from the Vezneciler bus stop. It can also be reached with a 20 minute walk up the hill from Tahtakale.
  • Monument type: Darulkurra
  • The function today: Aziziye Foundation
  • The ownership: Directorate of Pious Foundations
  • The bibliography that link the building to Sinan: TE, TB, TM
  • Information about the monument: The Darülkurra was built directly on the Süleymaniye Mosque axis, by the far edge of the burial area. This space may have served as a Koranic reading room or as a room for the caretaker of the tombs area (türbedar). It has a pure and simple architecture, but it has lost many of its original features. It is now used by the Aziziye Cultural and Educational Social Unity Foundation and closed to visitors.
  • The other monuments of Sinan similar to this building: Haseki Hürrem Sultan Tomb, 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 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 Mosque, Kalenderhane Mosque, Mimar Sinan Tomb
  • Last Update: 04.12.2015
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