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
Kocatepe Mosque and Nearby Attractions on Map
Hamamönü is a quaint area between the Hacettepe University campus and Ankara Citadel, with restored houses in 19th century Ottoman style.
Museum of Anatolian Civilizations(2.4 km)
The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations traces the history of Turkey through the ages starting from the Paleolithic era.
Cengelhan Rahmi M. Koc Museum(2.4 km)
The Cengelhan Rahmi M Koc Museum is an industrial museum tracing the historical development of transport, communications and engineering, through a wide variety of artifacts that include early automobiles, rail transport items, communications and navigation tools, scientific instruments, models and replicas of early communications equipment.
Ankara Ethnography Museum(1.9 km)
The Ethnography Museum of Ankara showcases Turkish history and culture through its wide range of artifacts, from art and manuscripts to costumes and weaponry.
Ankara Citadel(2.8 km)
The origins of the Ankara Citadel are not known.
The Anitkabir is the final resting place of Kemal Ataturk, founding father of the Republic of Turkey.
Ulucanlar Prison Museum(2.6 km)
The Ulucanlar Prison Museum shows visitors around the rooms of the infamous Ulucanlar Prison where several well-known personalities were once incarcerated.
Ahi Elvan Mosque(2.2 km)
The Ahi Elvan Mosque was commissioned by Ahi leader Ahi Elvan Mehmet Bey in 1382, and restored by Sultan Mehmed I in 1413.
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