Kurtulus Cami Mosque, Gaziantep

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  • In the Center and biggest mosques of Gaziantep. When you examine the architectural structure is carefully you can see the translated the mosque Church. I suggest you to visit this historic treasure.
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  • Gaziantep Tavares is in the neighborhood. 1873-1892 according to the design of Sarkis Balyan between stonemason Sarkis was built by Taşçıyan. Virgin Mary (St. Mary) Church, also referred to as this structure is 1100 square meters area is 30 meters in height above the ground. According to a story that is described here, a man named Bali from Persia to Jerusalem on a pilgrimage on the way to the worship of the Armenians here Antep suffers and the caves I saw what you did in the sad and go to Jerusalem really decided to have a church here are giving up . Collects the Armenians living in Antep and decision immediately. In the meantime, the Ottoman Padişahından is taken the necessary permissions. There are 5 the Church gate. The main gate in the West. Two doors to the North and South two door opens. The main entrance is facing West, entering the Church faces the Armenians is to shoot the Sun. Rectangular Cross-shaped interior of the mosque is divided into three vertical columns with Sager altar. Cross handles from the outside and from the inside, in the form of cross-pediment surmounted vaults. It's the middle of the main room round rimmed, relatively high domes. Made from cut stone walls on the first round, the top two ranks while pointed arch Windows. The structure is covered with a roof, breaking above. The altar, in the form of a rectangular niche should protrude outside. An array of three in a row against the wall of the altar window. There are also in the middle of a round window of the pediment. The Gothic style building reflects the main lines. Subsequently added to the Minaret, square pedestal at the round body and one balcony. After the proclamation of the Armenians who left the country because of the congregation have been decreased, and the Church has remained empty for a long time. Later, it was used as a prison in 1980. down in 1984 received in 1988 as a mosque, the Church opened for services. Gaziantep is one of the largest mosques. (wikipedia quote) into the first remarkable ceiling height as big and perfect stone processing
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  • The streets of the old Antep was used as a church and a prison before, and now it's a beautiful mosque. Well worth a visit.
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