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Ahi Elvan Mosque, Ankara

The Ahi Elvan Mosque was commissioned by Ahi leader Ahi Elvan Mehmet Bey in 1382, and restored by Sultan Mehmed I in 1413.

The Ahi Elvan Mosque was commissioned by Ahi leader Ahi Elvan Mehmet Bey in 1382, and restored by Sultan Mehmed I in 1413. Built on a slope, it has a simple façade with a stone dado and brick walls, while the interiors have a wooden ceiling held up by 12 wooden columns belonging to the Roman and Byzantine periods. Its most famous feature is the finely carved walnut wood minbar (pulpit) with pentagonal motifs.


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About Ahi Elvan Mosque

 Koyunpazari Sk, Ankara, Turkey

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