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Ibrahim Pasha Mosque

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Ibrahim Pasha Mosque

About the site

Corridor: Via Pontica
Country: Turkey, Ordu
Type: Islamic religious centre
Epoch: Middle Ages
Theme: Islamic Culture
World Heritage:
Middle AgesIslamic CultureIslamic religious centre

As the mosque is located at the center of the city, the mosque is named as the Central Mosque by the local folk and was constructed by the Atik Ibrahim Pasa in the year 1080. The first niche of the mosque was constructed in the style of Seljukian Architecture and had stayed at the mosque for long years but however, the niche was removed in 1340 and placed to the Selimiye Mosque. At the same time period, the richly adorned niche constructed with the empiric period architecture from the soft stones had been installed instead of the mentioned niche. The mosque has a single minaret with double minaret balconies.

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