It is one of the oldest Istanbul hamams dating back to Selim II’s era. The bath section was built by the famous Ottoman architect, Sinan, in 1584. A visit to Çemberlitaş hamam can be one of the best Turkish bathing experiences under the huge dome. Try to plan your visit on a sunny day, so that you can get to lay on the göbektaşı, the large hot central stone, while the sunlight beams stream through the holes of the dome ceiling.
Portrait Of Sultan Selim II-Nurbanu Sultan-c. 1525-7.12.1583,was Haseki Sultan of Ottoman as principal consort and legal wife of Sultan Selim II and Valide Sultan of Ottoman as mother of Sultan Murad III.Conflicting theories ascribe her a Venetian,Jewish or Greek origin.Her birth name may have been Cecilia Venier-Baffo,Rachel or Kalē Kartanou. Nurbanu was one of the prominent figure during the era known as Sultanate of Women.
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Hürrem Sultan c. 1502 – 15 April 1558; also known as La Rossa or Roxelana; was the favorite consort and later the legal wife of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and the mother of Şehzade Mehmed, Mihrimah Sultan, Şehzade Abdullah, Sultan Selim II, Şehzade Bayezid and Şehzade Cihangir. She was one of the most powerful and influential women in Ottoman history and a prominent figure during the era known as the Sultanate of Women. She was "Haseki Sultan" (chief wife of the Sultan) when her…
Selimiye Mosque Edirne Turkey The Selimiye Mosque is an Ottoman mosque in the city of Edirne, Turkey. The mosque was commissioned by Sultan Selim II and was built by architect Mimar Sinan between 1569 and 1575. It was considered by Sinan to be his masterpiece and is one of the highest achievements of Islamic architecture. #edirne #turkey #mosque #history #architecture #minaret #islam #selimiyecamii
Afife Nurbanu Sultan (Ottoman Turkish: نور بانو سلطان; c. 1525 – 7 December 1583) was Haseki Sultan of Ottoman as principal consort and legal wife of Sultan Selim II and Valide Sultan of Ottoman as mother of Sultan Murad III.Turbe of Nurbanu next to Selim II in Hagia Sopjia.