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Isa Bey Mosque

Selcuk, Turkey
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Ranked #14 of 40 attractions in Selcuk
Type: Religious Sites, Ancient Ruins
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: This fine example of Seljukian architecture was purposely built with an asymmetrical style along with several Ottoman style elements, which are... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Geel, Belgium
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

it's a small mosque, with an enclosed garden, just belof the basilica of St John. Some shops around, few visitors.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Probably the must simple mosque that we so I all are trip nice in a different way . But you can se the influence of the Romans in the building .

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Plano, Texas
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35 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

It is a very interesting old mosque. The original building was built long before it became a mosque. Many parts of the mosque has become ruins due to its age. The minaret is still there, but has significant degradation. There are many pillars built by the romans still remain in the mosque.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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44 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The mosque itself is very simple and peaceful, but plain when compared with other mosques. It is still in regular use and this should be respected. The courtyard is well preserved and mm laid out. It is good to combine this visit with the Temple of Artemis and the Basilica of St John the Evangelist

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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154 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This mosque has several ancient parts that were used as building materials, from columns and capitals to random carved stones used in the walls. Inside it's pretty plain, so it wasn't my favorite mosque from my trip. The wooden ceiling and ancient columns were pretty, though, as were the few turquoise tiles left on a couple parts of the ceiling.... More

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berks
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is a 14th century mosque which is still in use today. The start of the carpeted area is well within the building so it is not necessary to remove footwear unless standing on the carpet. I was impressed by it's plainness ,how large it was and the good state of preservation. I was less impressed with the encroaching commercialism... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Part of our RSD travel tour of Lycia. No need to remove shoes as long as you did not walk on carpet no need for headscarves for ladies. Very plain mosque unlike others we have visited. A lot of stalls outside but they did not seem to be too dear but salesmen a bit pushy. The most beautiful,toilets nearby-decorated all... More

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Worksop, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Nice enough mosque, doorway carpet removed so didn't have to remove shoes and scarves available for women, not compulsory but respectful of the religion, was surprised that more women didn't bother. Care of the free gifts being given by vendors outside that actually cost 15 euros!

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Chippenham, England, United Kingdom
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

This is a medieval (in places) mosque with a delapidated tower, a cool inner courtyard, and much of the original parts of the building intact. It's still used as a mosque. Shame about all the tat sellers right outside the entrance.

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London, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

It is a nice quiet mosque, very close to the Selcuk main bus terminal. All tour operators will count this in their attraction list and show you on a map in such a way that it will seem very far off.. then they will charge you a combined rate for this place along with the Ephesus, Virgin Mary's house etc...... More

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