Tarsus Ulu Cami (Grand Mosque), Tarsus

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  • Beautiful mosque that still holds the essence of the past. Those who enjoy visiting historical sites will appreciate this place. Women should dress modestly and bring a headscarf along or you won't be...  more »
  • Old church turned/modified to mosque during ramazan oğulları (before ottoman empire) There are 2 minarets,but öne of it damaged due to thunder  more »
  • The mosque was built in 1579. It was up until recently the hub of Tarsus. One of the minarets was changed into a clock tower in 1895.  more »
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  • CAMI-I Nur Mosque in the province and it is located in the formerly-named great mosque, located in the center of the Tarsus of the Turkish-Islamic art. in 1579 was built by İbrahim Bey Piri Pasha's son Ramazanoğullarından. Sandra-Ottoman style mosque which is the only minaret was built atop the ruins of the Church of St. Pierre You. Been used cut stone structure completely. 47x13 m rectangular inner courtyard of the mosque have 10 m. high, 7.20 m wide, covering the North and West parts of the East, 14 marble portico column has moved. The courtyard is covered with stone slabs, there is an inscription dated Hijri 1323 repair şadırvanı. Monumental in terms of the north portal is entered the mosque. This portal architect features black and white marble the ninth crusade. Latecomers, an East-West direction 14 pieces carried by the original tiles covered with diamond-section column 16 takes place in the courtyard with a dome porched and 5-door. The mosque's interior columns "Iran Belt" called semi pointed arches connected to each other. The mosque's pulpit, altar and mosaics made of marble. The eastern section of the mosque separate place Hazrat Scott and the prophets of authorities and the Abbasid Caliph Lokman and Pozantı in 833 (Hijri 218) the tomb of my dead in Me.
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  • A place worth visiting.
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  • The best-known mosque in the old town
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  • a history of islam
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  • It's not too big and magnificent history.
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