Hazreti Süleyman Mosque

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Coordinates: 37°54′54″N 40°14′24″E / 37.9148967°N 40.2398629°E / 37.9148967; 40.2398629

Hazreti Süleyman Mosque
Hazreti Süleyman Camii
Mizgefta Hezretî Silêman
Religion
AffiliationIslam
Location
LocationDiyarbakır, Turkey
Architecture
Architect(s)Hibetullah Gürgani
TypeMosque
Groundbreaking1155
Completed1169; 850 years ago (1169)

Hazreti Süleyman Mosque (Turkish: Hazreti Süleyman Camii, Kurdish: Mizgefta Hezretî Silêman‎) is a mosque in Diyarbakır, Turkey.

The mostly ashlar structure was built between 1155 and 1169 by Nisanoğlu Ebul Kasim. The mosque is divided into three sections and has a square-based minaret, which has an inscription dated to 555 AH (1160 CE) according to the Islamic calendar. It contains the tombs of Süleyman, son of Halit B Valit of the Bekir clan and his followers. The mosque was brought to its current state in 1631 by Silahdar Murtaza Pasha.[1][2]

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