Sinan Pasha Mosque (Istanbul)

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Sinan Pasha Mosque
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Basic information
Location Istanbul, Turkey
Geographic coordinates 41°02′32″N 29°00′22″E / 41.042343°N 29.006245°E / 41.042343; 29.006245
Affiliation Islam
Architectural description
Architect(s) Mimar Sinan
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Ottoman architecture
Groundbreaking 1554
Completed 1555
Minaret(s) 1

The Sinan Pasha Mosque (Turkish: Sinan Paşa Camii) is an Ottoman mosque located in a densely populated district of Beşiktaş, in Istanbul, Turkey. It was built by famous Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan from the order of the admiral Sinan Pasha. The türbe (tomb) of Barbaros Hayrettin Pasha is located just across the street. Mosques of Mimar Sinan has been "said to have changed the history of architecture."[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Simons, Marlise (1993-08-22). "Center of Ottoman Power". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-06-04. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Sinan Paşa Mosque at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 41°02′32″N 29°00′22″E / 41.042343°N 29.006245°E / 41.042343; 29.006245