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Tarsus Ulu Cami (Grand Mosque)

Camii Nur District, Tarsus, Turkey
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A Magnificent Building Transformed from a Cathedral to a Mosque with Keeping the Main Architecture

Clean and well protected building. According to the guide, recently it is used as a mosque; but... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
onurcelik
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Izmir, Turkey
Majestic Tarsus mosque

1200 years old mosque in city center Tarsus. There were 2 minarets but more than one hundred years... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
mustafa k
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Mersin, Turkey
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18 Feb 2018
“A Magnificent Building Transformed from a Cathedral to a Mosque with Keeping the Main Architecture”
26 Jan 2018
“Majestic Tarsus mosque ”
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Camii Nur District, Tarsus, Turkey
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Clean and well protected building. According to the guide, recently it is used as a mosque; but it's original structure was a cathedral. You can see the architectural features of the both structures if you look at the building a bit carefully.

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

1200 years old mosque in city center Tarsus. There were 2 minarets but more than one hundred years ago left side minaret damaged with thunder during stormy weather and then converted to the clock tower. Now 1 minaret and 1 clock tower. It is located...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

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 able to enter. Right by the entrance theres a little market selling...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Old church turned/modified to mosque during ramazan oğulları (before ottoman empire) There are 2 minarets,but öne of it damaged due to thunder

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Reviewed 20 April 2016

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.

1  Thank Sakin G
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Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

A great mosque reminiscent of the Ottoman regime with the typical Ottoman Architecture and the fascinating and amazing Calligraphy which was an unforgettable experience. Dr.Javed Rasheed

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Reviewed 2 January 2013

I think this is the most beautiful mosque in Tarsus. It was built in 16th century. Also the around of this mosque is very beautiful with a 16th century built covered bazaar, a hammam and old turkish style coffee and tea houses. You can see...More

5  Thank Oguz B
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