The Süleymaniye crowns one of İstanbul's seven hills and dominates the Golden Horn, providing a landmark for the entire city. Though...
Tombs of Süleyman and Roxelana
To the right (southeast) of the main entrance to the Süleymaniye mosque is its cemetery, home to the octagonal tombs of Süleyman and his...
Adjoining Beyazıt Sq, this is the largest of the city's universities and has a history dating back to early Ottoman times. It moved to...
Darüzziyafe (Former Soup Kitchen)
Set in the former imaret (soup kitchen) of the Süleymaniye Mosque, this cafe has a gorgeous courtyard, so is an excellent tea or coffee...
Kuru Fasülyeci Erzincanlı Ali Baba
Join the crowds of hungry locals at this long-time fasülyeci (restaurant specialising in beans) opposite the Süleymaniye Mosque. It's...
Şifahane Caddesi 2 · interesting places nearby
Lale Bahçesi information
Make your way down the stairs into the sunken courtyard opposite the Süleymaniye Mosque to discover this outdoor teahouse, which is popular with students from the nearby theological college and İstanbul University, who head here to enjoy çay and nargiles.