Old Mosque


Old Mosque
Old Mosque
Basic information
Location Edirne, Turkey
Geographic coordinates 41°40′36″N 26°33′21″E / 41.676712°N 26.555704°E / 41.676712; 26.555704
Affiliation Islam
Architectural description
Architect(s) Haci Alaeddin, Ömer bin Ibrahim
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Ottoman architecture
Groundbreaking 1402
Completed 1414
Specifications
Minaret(s) 2

The Old Mosque (Turkish: Eski Camii) is an old Ottoman mosque in Edirne, Turkey. It was built from the order of Emir Süleyman, and completed under the rule of his brother, Sultan Mehmet I. The mosque is located in the historical center of the city, near the market and close to other prominent historical mosques, Selimiye Mosque and Üç Şerefeli Mosque. The mosque had originally a single minaret, the taller one was later built by Murat II. Inside the mosque large calligraphy works can be seen.

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Coordinates: 41°40′36″N 26°33′21″E / 41.676712°N 26.555704°E / 41.676712; 26.555704


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