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Sokollu Mehmed Pasha Mosque, Lüleburgaz

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Sokollu Mehmed Pasha Mosque
Lüleburgaz Sokollu Mehmet Paşa Camii
Religion
AffiliationSunni Islam
Location
LocationLüleburgaz, Kırklareli Province Turkey
Sokollu Mehmed Pasha Mosque, Lüleburgaz
Location of the mosque in Turkey.
Geographic coordinates41°24′27″N 27°21′05″E / 41.40750°N 27.35139°E / 41.40750; 27.35139Coordinates: 41°24′27″N 27°21′05″E / 41.40750°N 27.35139°E / 41.40750; 27.35139
Architecture
Architect(s)Mimar Sinan
Typemosque
Groundbreaking1565
Completed1569-70
Specifications
Dome dia. (outer)12.5 m (41 ft)
Minaret(s)1

The Sokollu Mehmed Pasha Mosque (Turkish: Sokollu Mehmet Paşa Camii) is a 16th-century Ottoman mosque located in the town of Lüleburgaz in the Kırklareli Province of northwestern Turkey.[1]

The mosque was commissioned by the grand vizier Sokollu Mehmed Pasha (in office 1565–1579) and designed by the imperial architect Mimar Sinan. It was built between 1565 and 1569-70 and forms part of a large complex that includes a madrasa, a hospice and a caravansarai.[1][2]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Tarihi Yapılar - Camiler: Lüleburgaz Sokollu Mehmet Paşa Camii" (in Turkish). Kırklareli İl Kültür ve Turizm Müdürlüğü. Retrieved 2017-07-01. |
  2. ^ Necipoğlu 2005, p. 353.

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