|Mimar Sinan, Mosque of Selim II, Edirne
|Year of Publication
|architecture, Edirne, Selimiye, Sinan
|Elegant stacked domes, reaching to the heavens, and towering, slender pencil minarets characterize Ottoman mosque architecture. Few mosques, however, are as visually stunning and architecturally significant as the Selimiye Complex in Edirne built by the greatest of all Ottoman architects, if not one of the greatest of architects to ever live: Sinan.