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RÜSTEM PASHA MOSQUE

Rüstem Pasha Mosque is a centrally planned building on a high terrace over a complex of shops and warehouses close to the Spice Bazaar. The mosque is located in one of the busiest commercial districts of Istanbul and offers a spectacular view with Süleymaniye Mosque rising behind it. It was built by Architect Sinan upon the order of Grand Vizier Rüstem Pasha in 1561.