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Eyup Sultan Complex: It is situated near the Eyup Quay. It is important from the standpoint of being the first building Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror had built after the conquest of Istanbul.It was built in the name of Ebu Eyyub el-Ensari in 1458.
Fatih Complex:The Complex constructed by Architect Sinan'i Atik in 1462-1463- 1470 form the first step of Imperial Complexes. The mosque constitutes the center of the complex. Fatih Complex has been the leader of the classical Ottoman Complexes both from the standpoint of its monumental view and symmetrical arrangement of its buildings.
Mahmut Pasha Complex:It is situated in Mahmutpasa. Sadrazam (Grand Vizier) Mahmut Pasha had Architect Sinan'i Atik built it between 1462-1467.
Davud Pasha Complex: It is situated in Davutpasa. Davut Pasha had it built in 1485.
Atik Ali Pasha Complex: It is located in Cemberlitas. Atik Ali Pasha had it built between 1486-1497. It determines the transition to Reverse T planned style.
Beyazıd II Complex: It was built between 1501 -1506. Beyazid II had it built in the Beyazid Square. The complex gained importance from the standpoint of being a commercial and cultural center. Its architect is Yakub Sah bin Sultan Sah. Main dome of the mosque is supported by two half domes and on the sides each by four small domes thus a more developed cover system has been achieved.
Sultan Selim Complex: It is built in Sultanselim on one of the hills dominating the Golden Horn. It is estimated to have been initiated by Architect Acem Ali in the period of Sultan Selim I and completed by Architect Sinan in the period of Kanuni in 1552.
Piri Mehmed Pasha Complex: It is located in Silivri. Piri Mehmed Pasa had Architect Sinan built it between 1530-1531.
Mihrimah Sultan Complex: It is situated in the quay square in Uskudar. Sultan Mihrimah had it built by architect Sinan in 1546-1548.
Sehzade Complex: Caravanserai is on the road to Vefa High School. It was built between 1543-1548. It caused the Ottoman architecture to attain a new dimension. Kanuni Sultan Suleyman (the Magnificent) had it built by Architect Sinan. It is one of the three big monuments reflecting development stages of the artist. A central structure was attained by supporting the main dome by four half domes on sides and one small dome at each corner.
Suleymaniye Complex: Suleymaniye complex which Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent had Architect Sinan built between 1550-1557 is the most important imperial building. The complex has been the symbol of the classical period due to abundance of buildings and skill in positioning the buildings and architectural order as well as its economic and cultural functions. Süleymaniye mosque, with Sinan's expression, symbolizes the foremanship period of his own and of the Ottoman architecture. Central dome in the main space of the building is supported by half domes in the north and the south and by adding triangular domed sections in varying dimensions in the east and the west, thus, a bright and spacious internal appearance in obtained.
Haseki Complex: It is situated in Haseki. Sultan's favorite wife Hurrem Sultan had it built by architect Sinan in 1551.
Hadım Ibrahim Pasha Complex: It is situated in Topkapi. It is a building constructed by Architect Sinan. Upon death of Kara Ahmet Pasha, it remained incomplete and was completed between 1555-1558.
Mihrimah Sultan Complex: It is situated in Edirnekapi. It was built by Architect Sinan in the midst of l6th century.
Kanuni Sultan Suleyman Complex: It is situated in Buyukçekmece and built by Architect Sinan in 1563.
Zal Mahmud Pasha Complex: It is situated in Eyup. Zal Mahmud Pasha had Architect Sinan built it in the midst of the l6th century. Sokullu Complex: It is situated in Kadirga. It is one of the most beautiful works of Architect Sinan. It was built in 1571.
Semsi Pasha Complex: It is situated at the right side of the Uskudar Quay. Semsi Pasha had it built by Architect Sinan in 1580.
Kilic Ali Pasha Complex: It is situated in the Topkapi Square. Fleet Commander Kilic Ali Pasha had Architect Sinan built it in 1580.
Old Valide Sultan Complex: It is situated in Topkapi, Uskudar. It was built by Architect Sinan in the name of Sultan Nurbani between 1577-1 583.
Cerrahpasa Complex: It is situated in Cerrahpasa. Surgeon Mehmed Pasha had Architect Davud Aga built it between 1593-1594.
New Valide Sultan Complex: It is situated in the Eminonu Square. It is the last classical style complex of the city. Sultan Safiye had Architect Davud Aga built it in 1597.
Sultan Ahmed Complex: Ahmed I had commissioned Sedefkar Mehmet Aga for the construction of the complex. Head architect had difficulties in finding a suitable place, so pulled down the villas and mansions situated in front of Hagia Sophia and foundation of the complex was laid down in 1609. It was completed in 1617 after the death of Ahmed I. It is a master work which illustrates the characteristics of the Ottoman architecture. Despite the fact that it is in classical style, it occupies an important place in Turkish architecture with the novelties it has introduced. Here Sinan, has taken Şehzade mosque as an example. It is different with its main dome seated on four chamfered columns and with half domed spaces carried by sharp pointed arches on the sides. All of its walls are covered with İznik (Nicaea) tiles. Therefore, it is also called as "Blue Mosque".
Cinili (Tiled) Complex: It is situated in Uskudar. Kosem Lahpeyker Sultan had it constructed by Architect Kasim Aga in 1640. Building as a whole is covered with tiles.
Koprulu Complex: It is situated in Divanyolu street. Koprulu Mehmed Pasha had it built in 1661.
Merzifonlu Kara Mustafa Pasha Complex: It is situated in Divanyolu street. It was initiated by Merzifonlu Pasha in 1681 and after his death was completed by his son Damat Ali Paşa in 1690.
Amcazade Huseyin Pasha Complex: It is situated in Sarachanebasi, Fatih. Amcazade Huseyin Pasha had it built in 1700.
New Valide Complex: Sultan Emetullah, mother of Ahmed III, had it built on the quay square in Uskudar between 1708-1710.
Corlulu Ali Pasha Complex: Ali Pasha from Corlu had it built in Carsikapi between 1707- 1708.
Damad Ibrahim Pasha Complex: General Damad Ibrahim from Nevsehir had it built in Sehzadebasi in 1720.
Hekimoglu Ali Pasa Complex: It is situated in Davutpasa. It was built by Architect Haci Mustafa and Ömer Aga in 1 734.
Nuruosmaniye Complex: It is located in Nuruosmaniye, Carsikapi. Sultan Mahmud I had it initiated in 1748 and it was completed by Architect Mustafa Aga and Foreman Simon in 1755 during the period of Osman III.
Laleli Complex: It was initiated in Laleli in 1759 in the period of Mustafa III and completed in 1763. It was built by Architect Mehmed Tahir Aga in Baroque style.
Abdulhamid I Complex: It is situated in Bahcekapi. Its construction was initiated between 1775-1776 in the period of Abdülhamid I and completed in 1789. Its architecture is Mehmed Tahir Aga.
Kucuk Efendi Complex: Sheikh Muhammed Abdurresid had it built in Yedikule in 1825.
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