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Istanbul in Fatih district, Istanbul Province, Turkey
 

Rustem Pasha Mosque

Rüstem Paşa Camii

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 5, 2015
1. Rustem Pasha Mosque Marker
Inscription. 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
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 7, 2015
2. Rustem Pasha Mosque Marker
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.
 
Erected 2011 by Fatih Belediye Başkanlıǧı.
 
Location. 41° 1.063′ N, 28° 58.12′ E. Marker is in Istanbul, Istanbul Province, in Fatih district. Marker is on Mahkeme Sokak just from Kutucular Caddesi, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Istanbul, Istanbul Province 34122, Turkey.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The History of the Egyptian Bazaar (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Mimar Sinan (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Tomb of Suleiman the Magnificent (approx. half a kilometer
Rustem Pasha Mosque image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 7, 2015
3. Rustem Pasha Mosque
away); Suleymaniye Mosque and Social Complex (approx. half a kilometer away); The Building of Ministry of Post and Telegraph (Grand Post Office) (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Sirkeci Terminal (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); March 16th Martyrs (approx. one kilometer away); Galata Tower (approx. one kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Istanbul.
 
More about this marker. It takes some wandering among unnamed alleys to locate the entrance.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Rustem Pasha Mosque image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 5, 2015
4. Rustem Pasha Mosque
<i>Interieur de la Mosquee Rustem Pacha, Stamboul, Constantinople</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1920
5. Interieur de la Mosquee Rustem Pacha, Stamboul, Constantinople
Historical postcard view of the interior.
Rustem Pasha Mosque image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 5, 2015
6. Rustem Pasha Mosque
<i>Istanboul Rustem Pasha </i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1910
7. Istanboul Rustem Pasha
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 29, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   5. submitted on July 6, 2015.   6. submitted on June 29, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   7. submitted on July 6, 2015. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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