Agac Ayak Mosque, Ankara

The Agac Ayak Mosque was built in the 18th century, and is notable for its fine Ottoman architecture.

The Agac Ayak Mosque was built in the 18th century, and is notable for its fine Ottoman architecture. Agac ayak translates to Wooden foot, and the mosque gets its name from the several wooden columns supporting it. While it has a simple façade with a short timber minaret, its interiors display fine wooden craftsmanship, with a magnificent ceiling and decorated pews.















About Agac Ayak Mosque

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Agac Ayak Mosque and Nearby Sights on Map

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