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Courtyard of Şehzâde Mosque

 
Catalogue
Ottoman Gardens
City
Istanbul
Country
Turkey
Dates
16th/17th centuries ca. 19th century
Authors
Nurhan Atasoy;
Seyit Ali Kahraman

Description

Evliya Çelebi describes the courtyard of the Şehzâde Mosque, at the center of which was a circular pool filled with sweet waters. The mosque was constructed by Sinan between 1543 and 1548, but the fountain was a later gift of Murad IV (1623–1640).

 

Source

  • Travel Account, 17th century
Catalogue
Ottoman Gardens
City
Istanbul
Country
Turkey
Dates
16th/17th centuries ca. 19th century
Authors
Nurhan Atasoy;
Seyit Ali Kahraman