Selimiye Mosque Konya

Selimiye Mosque in Konya

  • Aziziye, Müze Alanı Cd. No:5, 42030 Karatay/Konya, Türkiye

Selimiye Mosque is one of the most iconic and popular landmarks in Konya, Turkey. Located in the historical centre of Konya, it stands out with its grand architecture and intricate details. Built-in the 16th century by Architect Sinan during the Ottoman Empire, this mosque is a symbol of both religious and cultural importance. It has been designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO due to its significance to history and art. The name of the mosque is derived from the name Selim I, who was the Sultan of Turkey in the 16th century. The mosque is a masterpiece of Ottoman architecture and has been built using white marble with intricate details that adorn its walls.