Sehzade Mosque - Istanbul / Turkey

Sehzade Mosque – Istanbul / Turkey

The mosque’s courtyard has an impressive fountain and is encircled by beautiful carved double doors beneath intricate painted designs. The mosque inner domes are beautifully embellished with floral and geometric patterns, as well as Quran verses.

If you have time, be sure and visit the nearby tomb (Turkish: türbe] of Şehzade Mehmed. It’s shared with his only daughter Hümaşah and his brother, Cihangir. This lavish tomb features extremely rare İznik tiles in apple green and lemon yellow. Grand Vizier Rüstem Pasha’s tomb is situated nearby.

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