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Selimiye Mosque
Selimiye Mosque
Selimiye Mosque - mosque which dominates the skyline of the city of Edirne. A grandiose piece of art by Sinan, the Ottoman architect of 16th century. Sinan himself considered this building as his best work. The dome of the building had the largest diameter (31.28 mt) of all domes in the world for several centuries. And its minarets are the second highest minarets (70.89 mt) in whole world, surpassed only by Qutb Minar (72.50 mt) in Delhi, India. The mosque has 999 windows in total, which according to its architect Sinan, symbolize the perfectness of God. (Location: Edirne)
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