ORTAHİSAR MOSQUE
The structure, which is formerly called as the Golden headed Virgin Mary Church, is assumed to have been built with a basilica plan within a monastery. Its construction date goes back to the year 914. However, present plan of the structure dates back to the 12th century. Historic records reveal that the structure has experienced six major restoration periods. The structure with three naves has one apse that is round on the inside and polygonal on the outside.
İSKENDERPASHA MOSQUE
Inscription over the entrance gate of the mosque dates back to 1529 (936 in Islamic Calendar).
ÇARŞI MOSQUE
Located in Kemeraltı location in Çarşı Neighourhood, Çarşı Mosque was built in 1839 (1225 acc. to the Islamic Calendar) by Hazinedarzade Osman Pasha who served as a governor for a long time in Trabzon. Since the mosque was built on a sloping area, the place which remains under its last public hall on the northern side is reserved for shops. Çarşı Mosque is one of the biggest mosques in the city, is attractive for its stone works carved neatly. It is covered with a lead roof.
ERDOĞDU BEY MOSQUE
Built by Erdoğdu Bey, the governor of Trabzon in 1577, the mosque stands in the neighbourhood named as Erdoğdu Bey.
AHİ EVREN DEDE MOSQUE AND MAUSOLEUM
The construction date of Ahi Evren Dede Mosque, which is located in Boztepe Neighbourhood overlooking Trabzon, is not known. On the other hand, according to historic records a dervish lodge was built on the site of today’s mosque and tomb by Ahi Evren during the rule of Sultan Orhan, but there is not certain information about this lodge complex. Later Ahi Evren Dede Mosque was built on this site. It survived to the present since it was repaired by the efforts of Hacı Hakkı Baba.
YENİCUMA MOSQUE
It was dedicated to Saint Eugenios, the saviour and the protector of Trabzon. It is not known when the church was first built. According to researchers, the first construction was a basilica.
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