The Fortress Mosque is a magnificent mosque located in Kusadasi, with origins that date back to the 17th century. It is an impressive and prominent landmark in Kusadasi and is also one of the most well-known mosques in Turkey. Spanning across an area of over 1800 square metres, the mosque was constructed by Okuz Mehmet Pasa and reflects characteristics of Ottoman architecture - with stained glass windows, oil paintings and ion styled columns. The interior of the mosque features various geometrical designs and plant motives, with the large leaden dome being supported by twelve arches. It is capable of accommodating over 500 people during prayer times.
Daytime visits are recommended
Around 30 – 40 minutes
Adults, Families, Senior Guests, Young Adults, Children
The Ottoman architecture, stained glass windows and oil paintings
Prayers are held five times a day at the mosque daily and can accommodate up to 500 people during prayer times.
A number of eateries are available in the vicinity of the mosque, serving Halal food. It is also possible to visit the Bulbul Restaurant in the city, which is considered to be one of the best restaurants in Kusadasi.