The Rustem Pasha Mosque is an Ottoman mosque located in Hasircilar Çar??s? (Strawmat Weavers Market) in the Tahtakale neighborhood, of the Fatih district of Istanbul, Turkey.The Rustem Pasha Mosque was designed by Ottoman imperial architect Mimar Sinan for Grand Vizier Damat Rustem Pasha (husband of one of the daughters of Suleiman the Magnificent, Princess Mihrimah).The Rustem Pasha Mosque is famous for its large quantities of exquisite Iznik tiles, set in a very wide variety of beautiful floral and geometric designs, which cover not only the faÃ§ade of the porch but also the mihrab, minbar, walls, columns and on the faÃ§ade of the porch outside.
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January 20th, 2019
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