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The Cenab Ahmed Mosque, also known as the Yeni (New) Mosque, is the largest Ottoman mosque in Ankara.
The Cenab Ahmed Mosque, also known as the Yeni (New) Mosque, is the largest Ottoman mosque in Ankara. Built by Cenab Ahmed Pasa in the 16th century, it was designed by Mimar Sinan, and later restored in the 19th century. The mosque was built of Ankara stone, with a lead dome and white marble minbar (pulpit) and minbar.
Kale Mah. Ulucanlar Cad., Hisar, Altındağ, Ankara, Turkey
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