The Suleymaniye mosque of Istanbul

The Suleymaniye mosque of Istanbul

One of the minarets of the mosque

One of the minarets of the mosque

One of the external entry doors to the complex

One of the external entry doors to the complex

Mosque - as seen from the courtyard door

Mosque - as seen from the courtyard door

The Suleymaniye mosque - minaret

The Suleymaniye mosque - minaret

Flowers in a small garden of the mosque

Flowers in a small garden of the mosque

This main door leads to the courtyard

This main door leads to the courtyard

Inscription above the main door

Inscription above the main door

The Suleymaniye Mosque - a true beauty of Islamic architecture

The Suleymaniye Mosque - a true beauty of Islamic architecture

One of the side halls of the mosque

One of the side halls of the mosque

Ceiling of the hall

Ceiling of the hall

Lost in translation sign - incorrect spellings

Lost in translation sign - incorrect spellings

A beautiful view of The Golden Horn from the Suleymaniye Mosque

A beautiful view of The Golden Horn from the Suleymaniye Mosque

Side wall of the Suleyman's tomb

Side wall of the Suleyman's tomb

Suleyman Kanouni written on a poster

Suleyman Kanouni written on a poster

Ceiling of a small dome

Ceiling of a small dome

An arch inside the mosque

An arch inside the mosque

Main dome of the Suleymaniye Mosque

Main dome of the Suleymaniye Mosque

Close up of the dome

Close up of the dome

Interior of the Suleymaniye Mosque

Interior of the Suleymaniye Mosque

Islamic art of interior decorations

Islamic art of interior decorations

Mehrab and the main prayer hall

Mehrab and the main prayer hall

Main dome of the mosque

Main dome of the mosque

Islamic calligraphy inside the mosque

Islamic calligraphy inside the mosque

Area above the mehrab

Area above the mehrab

A locked door of tomb of Suleiman the Magnificent

A locked door of tomb of Suleiman the Magnificent

The Mimar Sinan' tomb - next to the mosque

The Mimar Sinan' tomb - next to the mosque

Sadly door of the tomb was locked

Sadly door of the tomb was locked

Tomb of the famous Ottoman architecture - Sinan

Tomb of the famous Ottoman architecture - Sinan

Sinan's small tomb

Sinan's small tomb

The Suleymaniye Mosque at night

The Suleymaniye Mosque at night