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PERTEVNİYAL SULTAN – 1105

PERTEVNİYAL SULTAN – 1105

Bosphorus is sad today… In one side there is the magical rosiness of the sky that smells fire, on the other hand, the partial scene of the moon between the clouds, and hesitant rain drops in betweenity to rain or not… Pertevniyal Sultan… A beatiful lady… watching the flowing river in the middle of a tastefully decorated with a red hereke carpet…She is a tall, well rounded lady looking like Aphrodite with her neat arms. Her chestnut-colored hair is shining like gold…When she turns her head slowly, she looks like dignified like a statue from the profile.
The year 1871 … To see the conclusion of the complex that she has commanded to be built at Istanbul Aksaray is the only desire of this 16 years old Caucasian Sultan who has been one of the favourites of Sultan Mahmud II has captured the attention of all the palace with her beauty and superior intelligence…
Valide Sultan, paid 7538 gold just for the plot of the Mosque’s land and conscrated 1055 unique works… Italian architect Montani built this elegant temple with the combination of Turkish architecture, Gothic and Indian Style… the courtyard doors on either side of the the facade is decorated with marble columns, carved with relief motifs of each piece of masonry arches and fountains still impressive!