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Habib Neccar Mosque

I visited the mosque in the evening , really beautiful place, I recommend it! Muslim tradition say... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2017
Chiorean N
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Very interesting mosque. I recommend to visit tombs of Habib-i Neccar at the basement and Hz Yunus... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
Cankut S
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Kurtulus cad., Antakya, Turkey
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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I visited the mosque in the evening , really beautiful place, I recommend it! Muslim tradition say Habib Neccar was a man who died in Antakya. His name was mentioned in Qur'an.The old name of Antakia is Antioch and it was an important city in...More

Thank Chiorean N
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Very interesting mosque. I recommend to visit tombs of Habib-i Neccar at the basement and Hz Yunus (St. Jonas) at the entrance. I am very curious about is there a consensus about the location of tomb of St. Jonas being in Antakya/Turkey among christian and...More

Thank Cankut S
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Very well maintained. It is a pride of town's people. It is located in the center of town. I had very little time to spend time around the building.

Thank ufukonen
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Nice small mosque in the middle of very busy street. There are few coffins including Habibi Neccar coffin was there. Well maintained in the middle of the hassle & bustle area in old Antakya

Thank 2World_Travelers_USA
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The Habibi Neccar Camii on Kemal Paşa Cad:, is named after a locally revered Muslim Saint who lived above the town, in a mountain cave. Originally a church, it was converted during the 13thC Mameluk occupation. It is noticeable for its Arab styled minaret with...More

Thank hayesy2015
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

It is very central location. You can arrive by car , by walking or by public transportation. When you go there , you can feel a little bit weird because of ita interesting story of mosque.

Thank ernur p
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

The Habibi Neccar Mosque is dedicated to a Christian martyr. For this and many other reasons it embodies the tolerance that characterizes Hatay. The mosque is a modest structure and far less elaborate than many other mosques that I have seen in Turkey. The people...More

1  Thank vaquero viajero
Reviewed 28 May 2015

You will likely find it challenging to understand the actual events and protagonists behind the history of this mosque and the Christian martyrs, including Habib the Caroente, Habibi Neccar, in whose honor this mosque is named. Who is buried there? But, in the so diverse...More

Thank Wanderpaths
Reviewed 23 April 2015

This is the first mosque of Anatolia. The most interesting side of this Mosque is that you can find the tombs of St Johanna and St Paulos. The tombs of Semn Safa and Habibi Neccar are in the Mosque as well.

Thank Earibal
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Your guide will tell you the stories from the Bible and the Quran. You will feel as a part of the history.

Thank Murat B
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