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Üsküdar Orta Valide Sultan Mosque

 
Catalogue
Ottoman Gardens
City
Istanbul
Country
Turkey
Dates
1577 19th century
Authors
Nurhan Atasoy;
Seyit Ali Kahraman

Description

The mosque was founded by the mother of Murad III in 1577. Evliya Çelebi (Seyahatnâmesi, 1:142a) describes the mosque’s outer courtyard as filled with plane and linden trees.

 

Source

  • Travel Account, 17th century
Catalogue
Ottoman Gardens
City
Istanbul
Country
Turkey
Dates
1577 19th century
Authors
Nurhan Atasoy;
Seyit Ali Kahraman