Auld Mosque, Edirne

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Auld Mosque
Eski Camii
Edirne 5232.jpg
LocationEdirne, Turkey
Auld Mosque, Edirne is locatit in Turkey
Auld Mosque, Edirne
Location of the mosque in Turkey
Geografic coordinates41°40′36″N 26°33′21″E / 41.676712°N 26.555704°E / 41.676712; 26.555704Coordinates: 41°40′36″N 26°33′21″E / 41.676712°N 26.555704°E / 41.676712; 26.555704
Airchitect(s)Haci Alaeddin, Ömer bin Ibrahim
StyleOttoman architecture
Completit1414; 606 years ago (1414)

The Auld Mosque (Turkis: Eski Camii, Inglis: Old Mosque) is an early 15th-century Ottoman mosque in Edirne, Turkey.

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The interior of the mosque.

It wis built from the order of Emir Süleyman, and completit unner the rule of his brother, Sultan Mehmet I. The mosque is locatit in the histerical center of the ceety, near the market and close tae ither prominent histerical mosques, Selimiye Mosque and Üç Şerefeli Mosque. The mosque is covered by 9 domes supportit on four columns. The mosque haed originally a single minaret, the taller one was later built by Murat II. Inside the mosque lairge calligraphy wirks can be seen.

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