Old Mosque, Edirne

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Old Mosque
Eski Camii
Edirne 5232.jpg
Old Mosque, Edirne is located in Turkey
Old Mosque, Edirne
Location of the mosque in Turkey
Basic information
Location Edirne, Turkey
Geographic coordinates 41°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
Affiliation Islam
Country Turkey
Architectural description
Architect(s) Haci Alaeddin, Ömer bin Ibrahim
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Ottoman architecture
Groundbreaking 1402
Completed 1414; 603 years ago (1414)
Specifications
Dome(s) 9
Minaret(s) 2

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

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The interior of the mosque.

It was built from the order of Emir Süleyman, and completed under the rule of his brother, Sultan Mehmet I. The mosque is located in the historical center of the city, near the market and close to other prominent historical mosques, Selimiye Mosque and Üç Şerefeli Mosque. The mosque is covered by 9 domes supported on four columns. The mosque had originally a single minaret, the taller one was later built by Murat II. Inside the mosque large calligraphy works can be seen.

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