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Yivli Minaret Mosque

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Address: Kaleici, Cumhuriyet Caddesi, Antalya, Turkey
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This mosque was built in the 13th century by the Seljuk sultan Alaeddin...

This mosque was built in the 13th century by the Seljuk sultan Alaeddin Keykubat. The elegant, fluted minaret has become a symbol of Anatalya.

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Beautiful Mosque

It is a great archaelogical mosque, it was among the first few anatolian style doomed mosque. Very peaceful place , and a man made art to witness.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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dar es salaam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a great archaelogical mosque, it was among the first few anatolian style doomed mosque. Very peaceful place , and a man made art to witness.

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

We spent part of a couple of days strolling around the old city. If you can see the minaret and are close, it is worth a walk by it, but I wouldn't go out of my way.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

the area is full of historic beauty and it will definitely attract you to visit there. The architectural view is good with the mix of historicl view.

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Tehran Province, Iran
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

historical tower near one of old streets of antalya ( jumhoriyat ) that is a good choice of visiting an ancient tower.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Visited Antalya during my honeymoon. It was a beautiful small city. The mosque has it's charm. Surrounded by the the city center buildings.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

can bee seen from far away stands there for the last several hundreds of years ... the minaret is uniquely built with unique shape your eyes can"t miss ... go there and visit the mosque too .

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Yivli minaret was a symbol of history in Antalya, located in the historic place of Kaleici. I have visited once and its awesome that still preserved until today. Closed with the historic Mosque so when the Atzan has started, the moment could be absolutely different.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

The architecture may be a little different from what you associate with a mosque, but it is well preserved and represents an era of Turkish history. The building is centrally located, and well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

we were waling around and met a muslim couple from Norway..they took us inside..and prayed and say!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Entrance is free. The minaret and the accompanying mosque have been preserved well. The mosque is stark in decoration. There is ancient drain pipe exposed and preserved under glass inside of the mosque. Wear modest clothes. Scarves are available at the entrannce. The small bazaar housed in the madrassa is worth a look. It has some good quality souveneirs for... More 

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