Sultan Selim Mosque Istanbul
Selim the GrimSelim the Grim was given this name because of his reputation of executing anyone that annoyed him and he is likened to England’s Henry VIII. During his reign of eight years he had eight Grand Vizier’s, all of whom he executed and it was rumoured he assassinated his own father Beyazıd II to aid his succession to the throne, and it is fact that he had his brothers and nephews executed to stop any challenges to his sovereignty.
Sultan Selim MosqueThe mosque design is thought to be that of Mimar Sinan although
Tomb of Sultan AbdulmecidClose by is the tomb of Sultan Abdulmecid (1839-1861) that was designed by Garabet Balyan who came from a talented family of architects who had before designed the Dolmabahce Palace .
LocationSultan Selim Mosque is situated in Carsamba district of Fatih .
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