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The Alaaddin Mosque was built in 1178 by Seljuq king Mesut, and later renovated by the Ottomans in the 14th and 15th centuries.
The Alaaddin Mosque was built in 1178 by Seljuq king Mesut, and later renovated by the Ottomans in the 14th and 15th centuries. One of the oldest mosques in Turkey, it lies within the walls of the Ankara Citadel.
İçhisar Mah. Aktaş Sok., Altındağ Merkez, Altındağ, Ankara, Turkey
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