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Isa Bey Mosque

Selcuk, Turkey
+90 232 892 63 28
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This fine example of Seljukian architecture was purposely built with an asymmetrical style along with several Ottoman style elements, which are revealed in the turquoise and blue faience mosaics.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“worth a visit” (14 reviews)
“non muslims” (3 reviews)
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Selcuk, Turkey
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+90 232 892 63 28
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Reviewed 16 January 2015

The Mosque was down the road from our hotel, so again we were able to explore at our leisure. It is a beautiful tranquil oasis. We were also taken there on our guided tour but could spend time just sitting and absorbing the tranquility.

Thank ourIndianAdventure
Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

The inside part of the mosque is so so but the yard is very beautiful.

Thank srsrsunrui
Reviewed 17 December 2014

Turkey is filled with camii (mosques), but this one was the most special one of all. Walking in you immediately get a sense of what it must have been like back in the day, when mosques were the centre of the community. I could sit...More

Thank Shafeeqahi
Reviewed 7 December 2014

Definitely worth seeing, especially as it is a few steps away from St John's Basilica. Beautiful and intimate. Also has interesting small shops outside.

Thank Remi M
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Really enjoyed visiting and praying in the ancient Mosque. Kids played and rested in the courtyard. A peaceful place for friday prayers. Lovely simple architecture but so tastefully done. Really enjoyed visiting.

Thank TheLondonNomad
Reviewed 27 November 2014

Well I've seen many mosques in my lifetime, and this one is a very old, but well preserved one. It can't be compared to the later huge buildings as in Esfahan, but it has an architectural beauty of its own, and it is one of...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Going to Isa Bey mosque would be worth your visit if you don't plan to visit any other mosques outside of Istanbul. It's a good example of how older mosques are structured and restored for future generations.

Thank ELW_2923
Reviewed 12 November 2014

Try visiting on a Saturday afternoon and you may be able to witness the intersection of the old and the new, with local brides and grooms turning up near sunset to have their photos taken of their special day. The mosque has a peaceful atmosphere....More

Thank JandBPGB
Reviewed 30 October 2014

The Isabey mosque is about a 5 minute walk from Basilica of St. John. It is an ancient mosque like fifty others in Turkey. We spent about 10 minutes looking it over.

Thank flyingwish
Reviewed 29 October 2014

The Mosque is a welcoming and interesting place to visit. It is best have a guide to explain the background and Muslim traditions, but that is not essential. The size and layout of the Mosque is interesting and overall this makes for a good visit.

Thank Geoff M
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