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Miletus Ilyas Bey mosque

This mosque from 1404 sits a bit akwardly aside from all the Greek and Roman ruins. It is a nice place to relax after all the archeological enjoyments, there is a graveyard surrounding it (I am fond of graveyards, an underestimated source of cultural delights, and a good place to take it easy, even for the living).

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anisa temel 03-Feb-2009 23:29
what a beautiful mosque ,it breaks my heart to see it in such a state of disrepair. i hope inshallah it will be restored to its full glory :(
Cihangir 01-Jan-2007 22:27
We should rename this as the Hairy Mosque (Kýllý Cami, anyone?)