Hisar Mosque is the largest and oldest in Izmir. Built in the 16th century, and restored in the 19th century, it has a delightful interior with an interesting mimber (pulpit) and mihrab (niche showing the direction to Mecca).


Yali Mosque in Konak

Izmir’s other mosques are Salepcioglu (20th-century), Sadirvan (17th-century with 19th-century restorations) and Kemeralti (17th-century).

All are situated close to the Kemeralti Quarter.

Asansor Terrace, Izmir

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