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Hacı Bayram Mosque

Hacı Bayram Mosque
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Hacı Bayram Mosque
Religion
AffiliationHanafi
RegionIslam
Location
LocationTurkey Altındağ, Ankara, Turkey
Architecture
Architect(s)Mehmet Bey
Groundbreaking1427
Completed1428
Specifications
Length20 m
Width20 m
Dome height (outer)30 m
Minaret(s)1
Minaret height50 m

Hacı Bayram Veli Mosque is a mosque in Ankara. Along with Kocatepe Mosque it is one of the best known mosques in Ankara. Hacı Bayram Mosque was built during the Ottoman Empire period. It was named after the Turkish Sufi and poet Hacı Bayram-ı Veli on behalf of the latter. Hacı Bayram Mosque is one of the touristic places of Ankara.[1]. The site was added in 2016 to the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Turkey[2].

Geography

The mosque is situated in Hacı Bayram Veli Street of Ankara. There are parks and tombs around Hacı Bayram Mosque. Mosque is accessible by city bus and metro. The mosque is next to the Temple of Augustus.[1][3]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Ankara – The Hacı Bayram Mosque". Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Retrieved 2017-03-03.
  2. ^ "Haci Bayram Mosque and its Surrounding Area (the Haci Bayram District)". UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Retrieved 3 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Hacı Bayram Camii Mosque in Ankara". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 2017-03-03.

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