Rustem Pasha Mosque

Rustem Pasha Mosque (HM1LK6)

Location: , İstanbul Fatih
Country: Turkey
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N 41° 1.063', E 28° 58.12'

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Rüstem Paşa Camii

English:
Rustem Pasha, who was both the grand vizier and son in law of Suleiman the over the Masjid of Haci Halil. Rustem Pasha Mosque is a recherché work of Mimar Sinan with its mosque, shops, inns, and fountains. The mosque is built in a square and ascended design. There are semi-domes around the main dome that is seated over four large feet and columns. The mosque, which is one of the most embellished mosques of the Ottomans, is famous with lznik encaustic tiles. The last congregation section is covered with 5 minor domes. It has a single minaret with a single balcony. There are the Buyuk and Kucuk Cukur inns, cellars and shops under the mosque. There is a public fountain
among the shops with a reservoir. The mosque. destroyed because of the earthquakes and fires it had undergone, was repaired several times in the years 1962 and 1968. The grave of Rustem Pasha, who passed away in 1561, is in his tomb located near Sehzade Mosque.


Turkish:
Hacı Halil Mescidi'nin yerine Kanunî Sultan Süleyman Han'ın sadrazamı ve damadı Rüstem Paşa tarafından 1560 yılında yaptırılmıştır. Camisi, hanları, dükkânları ve çeşmesi ile bir külliye olan Rüstem Paşa Cami, Mimar Sinan'ın nadide eserlerindendir. Cami, dikdörtgen planlı ve fevkanî olarak inşa edilmiştir. Dört fil ayaǧı ve sütunlar üzerine oturtulmuş bir ana kubbesinin etrafında yarım kubbeler vardır. Osmanlı camilerinin' en tezyinatlılarından olan cami, iç duvarlarındaki iznik çinileriyle meşhurdur. Son cemaat yeri beş küçük kubbe ile örtülmüştür. Tek şerefeli bir minaresi vardır. Caminin altında Küçük ve Büyük Çukur Han ile mahzenler, dükkanlar bulunmaktadır. DükkânIarın ortasında hazneli bir çeşmesi vardır. Geçirdiği yangın ve depremler sonuncunda hasar gören cami, 1962 ve 1968 yıllarında çeşitli tamirler görmüştür. 1561 yılında vefat eden bani Rüstem Paşa'nın kabri Şehzade Cami yanındaki türbesindedir.
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HM NumberHM1LK6
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Year Placed2011
Placed ByFatih Belediye Başkanlıǧı
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)35T E 665528 N 4542590
Decimal Degrees41.01771667, 28.96866667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 1.063', E 28° 58.12'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 1' 3.78" N, 28° 58' 7.2" E
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Mahkeme Sk., İstanbul , TR
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