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This fine example of Seljukian architecture was purposely built with an asymmetrical style along with several Ottoman style elements, which are revealed in the turquoise and blue faience mosaics.
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Selcuk, Turkey
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+90 232 892 63 28
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"nice courtyard"
in 4 reviews
"non muslims"
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"arabic calligraphy"
in 2 reviews
"impressive architecture"
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"turkey"
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"tranquil place"
in 2 reviews
"john's basilica"
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"saint john"
in 3 reviews
"imam"
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"minaret"
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"century"
in 10 reviews
"islam"
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"columns"
in 12 reviews
"dome"
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"shoes"
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"prayer"
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"site"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to come to relax in the tranquil place. We visited after afternoon prayers. Imam was around to answer questions about the mosque and islam.

Thank nomadic2012
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Usually visited in conjunction with St.John's Basilica up the road. Access to the Mosque allowed as they provide appropriate clothing to pop on over whatever your wearing. Garden peaceful with lots of artifacts stacked against the walls.

Thank Jan W
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

It was built in 14th century by Ali Dımışklıoğlu to commemmorate Isa Bey, an Emir of Aydin before they conquered by Ottoman a couple years later. The architecture so unique due to asymmetric design and the dome completed with Iznik ceramics. We met the imam...More

Thank elits0215
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Constructed by ibn Al din Aldimaski by order from the Sultan. We stop and having our Dzuhur prayer. Its resemble the Umayyad mosque in Damaskus, with big courtyard inside. The Imam also very informative about inter-religion question.

Thank Izani A
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We were fortunate to have an excellent guide on our particular excursion which covered a visit to this mosque where we even encountered the previous imam who was incredibly welcoming and courteous. We were taken to a courtyard and were even allowed inside the mosque...More

1  Thank Drum_Davey
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I have been to a lot of mosques in Turkey but the external facade of this mosque along with the garden inside reminds of how old this place is . The former Imam has a small shop outside and he is really great to talk...More

1  Thank Syed H
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

our guide gave us an informative insighted explanation as to how turkey became muslim and an explanation as to what the tukish people were before they became muslim. this was an interesting site very interesting history.

Thank arnoldzimuto
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

There is an old masque and in the backyard there are some columns from ancient Greek as well, it all blended for a viewing pleasure. The most important is one of the souvenirs shop which next to the stairs. Have your guide to have a...More

Thank FreeJohnny
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Isa Bay Masjid is situated at the Top of Mountain below Selcuk Fortress. It is a very beautiful Masjid with impressive Architecture.

Thank Farrukh S
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Isa Bey Mosque is located next to the Basilica Saint John. The interior of the Mosque is great. Recommended to see during the visit of Basilica.

Thank Gianpaolo B
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