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Şah Sultan Mosque

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  • Construction year: 1555-1556
  • The city it is located in: İstanbul
  • The borough it is located in: Eyüp 
  • The neighbourhood it is located in: Central Eyüp
  • Address: Silahtarağa Avenue, Eyüp
  • How to reach the place: This mosque is by the seaside on the Golden Horn (Haliç). It is about 300 m from the Eyüp boat landing.
  • Monument type: Mosque
  • The function today: Mosque
  • The ownership: Directorate of Pious Foundations
  • The bibliography that link the building to Sinan: TE, TB, TM
  • Information about the monument: There were a group buildings, such as dervish lodge, school, tomb, living quarters, and dervish cells, all built in the name of Musliheddin Musa Efendi, where this mosque is located. Şah Sultan added the mosque here in 1555-1556, built by Sinan. In 1812, the Tomb of Merkezzade Şeyh Ahmet Efendi was added to its southeast corner. The ruins of the tomb of the original donor was later demolished during the restorations in 1953.
  • The other monuments of Sinan similar to this building: Defterdar Mahmut Çelebi Masjid, Davutağa Masjid (Sarayağası Mosque), Dere (Akarçeşme-Çömlekçiler) Bath House, Pertev Pasha Tomb, Siyavuş Pasha Sons' Tomb, Sokollu Mehmet Paşa Madrasa (Eyüp), Sokollu Mehmet Paşa Darülkurra, Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Tomb, Zal Mahmut Paşa Mosque, Zal Mahmut Paşa Tomb, Zal Mahmut Paşa Madrasa, Arpacıbaşı Masjid, Düğmeci Paşa Masjid (Düğmeciler Mosque), Nişancı Mustafa Paşa Mosque, Süleyman Subaşı Masjid (Münzevi Mosque),
  • The other monuments similar to this building: Eyüp Sultan Mosque, Cemeteries, Anemas Dungeons, Pierre Loti Coffeehouse, Feshane
  • Last Update: 09.12.2015
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