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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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were greeted outside by a previous Iman who showed us not only his shop but pictures of himself as an Iman and meeting Prince Charles! He informed us that we would be welcome in the Mosque and what we could wear. The Mosque was...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Stuart1810
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Built by one of the sultan, destroyed in earthquakes, restore. Instead of inside, the courtyard is nice with palm and olive trees and columns taken from Ephesus. They are renovating the minaret. If you go inside the mosque, you should cover your head and body...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

🕌 Isa bey Mosque, was built in 1375 By Sultan Mehmat son. It was badly destroyed in the earthquakes of 1653 and 68 and went through major restoration in 1975 by a 🇹🇷 foundation. Located in the serene and quiet village of #Selçuk near #Ephesus...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

Inside it is not so special, but the courtyard, with the palm and olive trees is so beautiful. A must see.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

This is not a big mosque built in 14th Century. Its unique structure has columns taken from Ephesus so there is a blending of cultures in this mosque. As it is a working mosque, you need to remove shoes and ladies need to be covered...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

The largest mosque built in the era of Anatolian Beyliks, the mosque consists of recycled columns from the surrounding temples. It has an ornate courtyard but the inside of the mosque itself is simple. Do but some calligraphy from the small shop adjoining it...the former...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

The place is very peaceful and beautiful. It is very ancient mosque. The architecture is beautiful. It has a lawn inside with flowers. Wearing robes and scarves is must here. They are available for free near the entrance. If running out of time, you can...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Shilpa V
Reviewed August 1, 2018

I visited the Isa Bey mosque from the 13th century and i took a free book on frequently asked questions on islam for later reading. It is always fascinating taking your shoes off and walking around a working mosque, especially on Friday which is similar...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

We are fortunate to set our feet at this beautiful mosque. The mosque architecture dating from the 14th century was impressive. Column from ancient temples was use to support the wall adding to the already beautiful arc internally. The courtyard is beautifully crafted and surrounded...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

This is a14th century structure that has columns from an ancient temple as the interior supports. As with all mosques it was plain inside but in perfect proportions. Scarves and long garments were available to cover yourself if you have no head covering as a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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