Selimiye Mosque ­čĽî

Our first stop in Edirne was Selimiye Mosque. It was also the most visited place in Edirne.

There are places where you can take a lot of souvenir photos on your way to the mosque. On the lower floor of the mosque is a passage-like place that sells souvenirs. And the exit to the mosque courtyard is made from this place. When you go to Edirne, you can take the Selimiye Mosque as the beginning of the trip. It is located in the center of museums and places to visit.

Now let me tell you a little about the history of this imposing structure. This mosque, which has a magnificent architectural structure, is the Ottoman sultan II. It is the mosque built by Selim for Mimar Sinan. Selimiye Mosque, which Sinan made at the age of 90 (mentioned as 80 in some books) and called it “my masterpiece”, is one of the most important works of both Mimar Sinan and Ottoman architecture.

Selimiye Mosque Courtyard