Yalı Mosque

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Yalı Mosque
Konak Mosque
Konak meydanı - Konak Cami ve İzmir Saat Kulesi.jpg
The Mosque with the İzmir Clock Tower in the background
Religion
AffiliationIslam
Location
LocationKonak, İzmir, Turkey
Architecture
TypeMosque
Date established1755

Yalı Mosque (Yalı Camii), also called Konak Mosque, is a Mosque in İzmir, Turkey. It is located on Konak Square in the heart of the city next to the Governor's Mansion and the İzmir Clock Tower. Despite its relatively small size, it is considered one of the landmarks of the city for its distinctive octagonal shape and elaborate tilework.[1][2]

Chandelier in the interior
From the west

The Mosque was constructed in 1755 under the patronage of Ayşe Hanım, the wife of Katipzade Mehmet Paşa who governed İzmir at the time. The outer tiles were brought from Kütahya. It has a single dome and minaret and unusually for a mosque, only one entrance.[3] The interior is lit by a chandelier by Ümran Baradan.[4]

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Coordinates: 38°25′09″N 27°07′46″E / 38.41917°N 27.12944°E / 38.41917; 27.12944