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Mimarbaşı Sinan Ağa (Mimar Sinan) Masjid

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  • Construction year: 1573-1574
  • The city it is located in: İstanbul
  • The borough it is located in: Fatih
  • The neighbourhood it is located in: Hoca Üveyz
  • Address: Hoca Üveyz Quarter, Koca Sinan Avenue, Fatih
  • How to reach the place: Ride the light rail and get off at the Emniyet rail stop. You will find this small mosque on Akşemsettin Avenue, at the intersection of Aksemsettin and Kocasinan Avenues.
  • Monument type: Masjid
  • 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: Unfortunately, this modest masjid, built by Sinan, has not been preserved well enough over the centuries. It has lost almost all of its original details. This is the only masjid in Istanbul which is both designed and sponsored by Sinan. It is mentioned in written sources bearing Sinan's modest signature. It is now at the corner of a children's park area..
  • The other monuments of Sinan similar to this building: Sultan Selim (I) Madrasa, Kapıağası (Haramidere) Bridge, Haseki Hürrem Sultan Mosque, Hürrem Çavuş Mosque, Bali Pasha Mosque, Mesih Mehmet Paşa Mosque, Mesih Mehmet Paşa Tomb, Shah Huban Hatun Tomb,
  • The other monuments similar to this building: Fenari İsa Mosque
  • Last Update: 30.11.2015
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