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One Day Trip Efes - Selçuk

One Day Trip Efes - Selçuk

Today we’re in Selçuk, which has witnessed many different periods of history...

A Day Full of History

A Day Full of History

There are many historical buildings that deserve to be seen in the center of İzmir.

Mosques

Mosques

İzmir, one of the cities where different religions coexist, has many mosques famous for their architectural and historical features. Most of the mosques in the city center dating back to the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries have survived from the Ottoman period. If you want to include mosques in your historical tour of the city center, which also includes small masjids, which are still open for worship, we recommend you to start from Kemeraltı. Most of the mosques that attract attention with their elegant architecture are located in this area. Would you like to plan a trip for yourself by examining the mosques?

Başdurak Mosque
Başdurak Mosque

Originally named as the Hadji Hüseyin Mosque, this mosque is in Başoturak district in Kemeraltı.

Hisar Mosque
Hisar Mosque

Hisar Mosque, which is one of the biggest mosques in İzmir, is located in the Historical Kemeraltı Bazaar with its magnificient glory.

Damlacık Mosque
Damlacık Mosque

This elegant structure in Damlacık, one of the oldest districts in İzmir, is thought to be built in the early 18th century.

Kemeraltı Mosque
Kemeraltı Mosque

Kemeraltı Mosque is the closest one to Konak Square amongst the five that are located on the old inland sea coast.

Kestanepazarı Mosque
Kestanepazarı Mosque

The mosque, situated in the Historical Kemeraltı Bazaar on an area called Kestane Pazarı (Chestnut Bazaaar), where there are the spice...

Odunkapılızade Mosque
Odunkapılızade Mosque

This beautiful structure, located on a downhill in Damlacık that goes down to Konak, was constructed by Odunkapılızade Başağa Hadji Mehmet...

Salepçioğlu Mosque
Salepçioğlu Mosque

The mosque was named after the father of Hadji Ahmet, the son who had it built.

Şadırvan Mosque
Şadırvan Mosque

One of the five mosques in Kemeraltı, Şadırvan Mosque is located on the area that was once inland sea coast.

Yalı Mosque
Yalı Mosque

Yalı Mosque, a rare work of art located in the Konak Square, is also known as ''Konak Mosque’.

Natırzade Mosque
Natırzade Mosque

This mosque is also referred as “Kadızade Mosque” and “Naturzade Mosque.” It is thought to be built around the second half of the 18th...

Asmalımescit Mosque
Asmalımescit Mosque

The mosque, which is known to be active in the early 19th century, burnt down in 1894 and was rebuilt after the fire.

Çorakkapı Mosque
Çorakkapı Mosque

The mosque, located in the entrance of Basmane, was built in the mid 18th century by Bostani Mahmut Efendi.

Esnaf Şeyh Mosque
Esnaf Şeyh Mosque

It is known that the mosque located in Arap Fırını district in Konak was built in the 18th century.

İkiçeşmelik Mosque
İkiçeşmelik Mosque

On the marble epitaph of the mosque in Konak built by Kurt Mehmet Pasha, it is written that it was built in 1893.

Fatih Mosque
Fatih Mosque

Foça, which is one of the most popular holiday destinations in İzmir, is also famous for its historical buildings.

Kılcı Mehmet Ağa Mosque
Kılcı Mehmet Ağa Mosque

Kılcı Mehmet Ağa Mosque, the construction date of which is unknown, is located in Bademli, 19 km from Ödemiş.

Bergama’s Great (Yıldırım or Ulu) Mosque
Bergama’s Great (Yıldırım or Ulu) Mosque

The Ulu Mosque is located in Bergama, which takes its visitors on a fascinating journey with its historical structures.

Kumrulu Masjid
Kumrulu Masjid

Kumrulu Masjid, the oldest masjid in İzmir, is located in Basmane.

Aydınoğlu Mehmet Bey Camii – Birgi Ulu Camii (Ödemiş)
Aydınoğlu Mehmet Bey Camii – Birgi Ulu Camii (Ödemiş)

Aydınoğlu Mehmet Bey Mosque, located in Birgi neighborhood of Ödemiş, which is one of the most famous historical neighbourhoods in İzmir,...

Karaoğlu Mosque (Birgi)
Karaoğlu Mosque (Birgi)

Karaoğlu Mosque is one of the most important historical mosques in Birgi, just like Derviş Ağa Mosque and Aydınoğlu Mehmet Bey Mosque.

Derviş Ağa Mosque
Derviş Ağa Mosque

Derviş Ağa Mosque, one of the most important buildings of Birgi, which is famous for its historical texture, is named after Derviş Aga, who...

İsa Bey Mosque (Selçuk)
İsa Bey Mosque (Selçuk)

İsa Bey Mosque in Selçuk, which is known as a monumental masterpiece belonging to the Seljuks era is situated in the western slope of the...

Selvili Prayer Room
Selvili Prayer Room

Selvili Prayer Room, which is stated to be built originally as Osman Efendi Mosque, is located in Konak.

Ödemiş Birgivi Mehmet Efendi Tomb (Ödemiş)
Ödemiş Birgivi Mehmet Efendi Tomb (Ödemiş)

Birgivi Tomb is one of the most visited places in Birgi town, which was once the capital of Aydınoğulları Principality and is now a town...

Sultan Şah Tomb
Sultan Şah Tomb

The tomb of Sultan Shah, was built in 1310 by Aydınoğlu Mehmet Bey, founder of Aydınoğulları Principality, for his sister Hanzade Hatun,...

Emir Sultan Tomb
Emir Sultan Tomb

Emir Sultan Tomb is located in the Pazaryeri neighbourhıod in Basmane and it is one of the most significant tombs in İzmir.

Aydınoğulları Tomb
Aydınoğulları Tomb

The tomb was built after the death of Aydınoğlu Mehmet Bey, the founder of Aydınoğulları Principality, who conquered Birgi and made it the...

Kızlarağası Inn
Kızlarağası Inn

Kızlarğası Inn, located in Halim Ağa Bazaar in Kemeraltı, is one of the most popular inns in the city with its Ottoman-style architecture,...

Güdük Minaret Mosque
Güdük Minaret Mosque

One of the rare structures to have survived from Aydınoğulları Period, Güdük Minaret Mosque is a square, stone rubble structure.

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