Murat Pasha Mosque

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Murat Paşa Mosque
Antalya Muratpaşa Mosque.JPG
Murat Paşa Mosque in Antalya
Basic information
Location Muratpaşa, Antalya, Turkey
Geographic coordinates 36°53′29″N 30°42′09″E / 36.8915°N 30.7025°E / 36.8915; 30.7025
Affiliation Islam
Country Turkey
Architectural description
Architectural type mosque
Groundbreaking 1570
Dome(s) 1+3
Minaret(s) 1
Materials granite, marble

The Murat Paşa Mosque (Turkish: Murat Paşa Camii) is an Ottoman mosque in the Muratpaşa borough of Antalya, Turkey.


It was commissioned by Murat Pasha of Karaman (Turkish: Karaman Beyi Murat Paşa) in 1570 and is covered with a high dome upon a ten-corner frame, with the inscriptions on its inner walls running all through the internal façade in a ribbon while presenting the most beautiful example of the Turkish-Seljuk art of calligraphy. The altar next to the marble pulpit worked with reliefs is a simple construction. The last congregation place is covered with three domes rising above pointed arches of coloured stone on four round columns.

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Coordinates: 36°53′29″N 30°42′09″E / 36.8915°N 30.7025°E / 36.8915; 30.7025