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Courtyard of Sultan Selim I Mosque

 
Catalogue
Ottoman Gardens
City
Istanbul
Country
Turkey
Dates
1521/1527 ca. 19th century
Authors
Nurhan Atasoy;
Seyit Ali Kahraman

Description

Evliya Çelebi describes the mosque courtyard as follows: The construction [of the mosque] began in 927 [1521] and was completed in 933 [1527]. There is an ablution fountain and fıskiyeler. . . . There are four cypresses around the pool. The larger courtyard around this courtyard is adorned with different kinds of trees.

 

Source

  • Travel Account, 17th century
Catalogue
Ottoman Gardens
City
Istanbul
Country
Turkey
Dates
1521/1527 ca. 19th century
Authors
Nurhan Atasoy;
Seyit Ali Kahraman