Sabanci Merkez Camii, Adana

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Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Sabancı Merkez Camii (English: Sabancı Central Mosque) in Adana is the second largest mosque in Turkey. The exterior of the mosque (and its interior decoration) is similar to the Selimiye Mosque in Edirne, though it has six minarets, similar to the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque) in Istanbul.

The mosque, which went into service in 1998, was constructed upon a confiscated Armenian cemetery. It is built on a total of 52,600 square metres (566,000 square feet) of land and has a closed area of 6,600 square metres (71,000 square feet).
Sabancı Central Mosque was built jointly by Turkish Religious Foundation and Sabanci Foundation. The proprietorship of the mosque belongs to Adana Religious Affairs Foundation and its usage rights have been transferred to Adana Provincial Office of Mufti.
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  • The design and interior of Sabanci Merkez Camii in Adana is similar with Blue Mosque in Istanbul. The advantage of visiting this masjid compared to the more popular Blue Mosque is less visitor in...  more »
  • Its a mescid (mosque) build by the Sabanci group who are from the city of Adana. It has a lovely park next to it which makes it a pleasant place to visit. Great sights to see.  more »
  • Very very nice mosque. Great architecture from the ottoman style. Great location and it is just next to Atatürk Park and beside Seyhan River. You can have nice pictures there. It has got an...  more »
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  • One of the biggest mosques in Turkey. Can hold up more than 20k people. A very calming area where you can enjoy the neutral and friendly atmosphere.
  • Very nice and beautiful. The park around is a very nice option for pick nick
  • Presently the largest mosque in Turkey though soon to be overtaken by a mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is beautiful and set in an exquisite location: on the bank of the Seyhan River and in a park. The mosque is hard to miss in Adana; indeed it should not be missed. Unlike many other mosques worth seeing in Turkey, this mosque is new having been completed in 1998.
  • Sabanci Central Mosque was built in 1998 in the center of Adana, on the banks of the Seyhan River. It is the largest mosque in the Middle East and the Balkans with an area of ​​60 acres and 13 acres of indoor space. The mosque was built in the architecture of Selimiye Mosque and its minarets were built in the form of Sultan Ahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque)
  • A beautiful mosque with a very big park besides a river.. The view is outstanding

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