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Hisar Mosque

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Address: Kemeralti /Konak, Konak, Izmir, Turkey
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This 16th-century mosque is the largest and oldest in Izmir. Of note are...

This 16th-century mosque is the largest and oldest in Izmir. Of note are the interior decorations, pulpit and altar.

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So fascinating

Even if you are not a Muslim, go inside. You will find much beauty and quitness. You will love the decoration, it is rafinated and spiritual

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Angeliki K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you are not a Muslim, go inside. You will find much beauty and quitness. You will love the decoration, it is rafinated and spiritual

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Thank Angeliki K
Bialystok, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The mosque is situated now in heart of Kemeraltı district. It is covered by Kızlarağası Han, many more shops and food courts now. The mosque was built in 1597 and because of that it is the oldest one standing by now. Must see !

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Thank Mert U
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old historical location at the middle of the big pazar and you can find a lot of cafe ,resturant near by.

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Thank اياد جواد ا
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

in the centre of the bazar. very busy working mosque. an interesting visit to get a sense of daily community life in izmir. open to non moslems but you must take off shoes and wear head cover for women and leg cover arm cover for both men and some n the mosque officials will help you to cover - they... More 

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Thank heidi m
Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is a quality old mosque with tons of charachter, history and a warm welcome at Friday Prayers. Well worth seeking out.

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Thank Citrus-Farmer
Tehran, Iran
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

this mosque is located in konak square and next to clock tower.its architectuers is very beautiful.hisar mosque is very small but very clean and men can pary in groundfloor but women should go to first floor.

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Thank pghadamli
York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

beautiful building .. be careful only men allowed downstairs, women are to go upstairs. Women to wear long skirt, headscarf and take off shoes. There are lockers for your shoes with a key. No cost.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Hisar Mosque, recently renovated, poses a calm refuge from the hustle and bustle of the old Kemeralti Bazaar. The mosque has a very unique architecture, which is a blend of classic Ottoman and lavish Baroque. The mosque, including the courtyard, is very well kept and clean and everyone is welcome as long as they dress and conduct themselves in a... More 

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Thank Tarik C
Izmir, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

This mosque is one of the most historic one in Izmir. It was built for merchants who have business around.

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Thank Atila E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

It's one of the historical mosque at Kemeralti Market region. There are several mosque at Kemeralti, this is one of the historical mosque. Its open to pray. Very fantastic historical place, if you like historical places, do not miss to visit it.

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