Rüstem Pasha Mosque is in Istanbul. Eminönü -Tahtakale “is located at Hasırcılar Çarşı. It is one of the major mosques of Istanbul. It is the important mosques that make up Istanbul with Silueti. The mosque is located in a high region and dominates the coastline. Rüstem Pasha mosque was built in place of Haci Halil Masjid. The area where the palace is located is the busiest place in Istanbul since Roman times. It was made with the contributions of Rüstem Pasha.
Architect Sinan’s Most Famous Works
The Rüstem Pasha Mosque is among the mosques built during the reign of Süleyman the Magnificent. Rüstem Pasha was one of the Grand Viziers of Süleyman the Magnificent. At the same time Rüstem Pasha, the son-in-law, is the husband of the Mihrimah Sultan. Grand Vizier Rustem Pasha also known by the buildings he built during the empire. The Süleymaniye Mosque was completed with the Grand Vizier Rüstem pasha contributions. Rüstem Pasha Mosque is among the famous works of Mimar Sinan.
Rüstem Pasha Mosque is known for its extraordinary tile coverage in Ottoman Architecture.
The richest collection of tiles in Turkey is found on the walls of this mosque. However, some of these very valuable tiles have been stolen. The large dome in the middle supports four half domes. There are 24 windows in the bow, and the arches of the big dome are based on an octagonal elephant foot. The mosque’s mimbar and mihrabı are made of marble. The Rüstem Pasha Mosque, built for Rüstem Pasha, one of the Grand Viziers of Kanuni Sultan Süleyman, flows through many of the most popular mosques of Istanbul with no hearing.
The construction of Rüstem Paşa Camis was started in 1561. It is known that Mimar Sinan and its end date have not been known for long, but it lasted for three years. One of the greatest features of the Rüstem Pasha Camis is the signing of the architect Sinan. In addition, the Ottoman period is the most beautiful and the art of tile is to have.
According to Rivay, Mimar Sinan, who was told that the daughter of Süleyman the Magnificent is in love with Mihrimah Sultan who is the wife of Rüstem Pasha at the same time, is unhappy because of this duty assigned to him. Camiyi will be the first building in the Ottoman style apartment building. In fact, this is due to the ground on which the mosque is located. Because the glass remains in the pit, it divides the lower floors into workplaces. Mihrimah Sultan complains about this situation and Mimar Sinan Caminin ornaments the tiles in a way that will jealousy the museums.
It is not possible to be influenced by the Chinese when the truth of the story is precisely known, but when it is entered into the glass which seems to be a bit behind a central city like Eminonu. Newsweek magazine, one of America’s most famous magazines, has chosen Rüstem Paşa Camisis as the most beautiful mosque in Europe, without being indifferent to this beauty.