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The Kocatepe Mosque is the largest mosque in Ankara, built in neo-classical Ottomon style from 1967 to 1987.
The Kocatepe Mosque is the largest mosque in Ankara, built in neo-classical Ottomon style from 1967 to 1987. Inspired by the Sultan Ahmet Mosque in Istanbul, it has a blue central dome surrounded by a cascade of half-domes, all covered with lead as was done traditionally. The four 88 m high minarets at its corners are visible from all over the city.
Kültür, 06420 Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey
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