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Konya 2010 2532.jpg
19-DEC-2010

Konya 2010 2532.jpg

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Located at the Hükümet Meydanı, where one can also see some fine early 20th century buildings like that of the PTT, the T.C. Ziraat bank and some others, stands the fine Şerafeddin mosque, originally a Selcuk mosque that has been rebuilt after 1630. It is described as a copy of the Kiliç Ali Paşa mosque in Istanbul by Sinan, itself a copy of the Haghia Sophia. I understood the minaret has toppled several times, and that the whole mosque has been restored in 1983.

A fine "water works" has been created at it's right flank, the whole region is very pleasant.

Nikon D3
1/2000s f/8.0 at 34.0mm iso500 full exif

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