Tekeli Mehmet Pasha Mosque

Antalya, Turkey

Tekeli Mehmet Pasha Mosque


The Tekeli Mehmet Pa┼ča Mosque (Turkish: Tekeli Mehmet Pa┼ča Camii) is a mosque in the city of Antalya, Turkey. The mosque takes its name from Lala Mehmed Pasa.

Built in the 18th century in the Kalekapisi district, the mosque is one of the most important Ottoman mosques in the city. The main dome, which rises on a high rim, is supported by three semi domes, one each in the east, west, and south, as well as three domes on the northern side. There are tiled panels decorated with Koranic verses in taliq script on the pointed arch-formed lunettes of the windows on the northern fa├žade of the mosque and inside it.

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