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The Haci Bayram Mosque is considered to be amongst the oldest and most revered mosques in Turkey and was constructed in the 15th century, in 1427. The mosque was named after Hacı Bayram-ı Veli - the founder of the Bayrami sect. Tiling and more architectural...more

Ankara, Turkey

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The Haci Bayram Mosque is considered to be amongst the oldest and most revered mosques in Turkey and was constructed in the 15th century, in 1427. The mosque was named after Hacı Bayram-ı Veli - the founder of the Bayrami sect. Tiling and more architectural additions were made in the 17th and 18th centuries and the mosque presently stands majestically in the Ulus area, reflecting its ornamental wood ceilings, minarets, Kutahya tiles and floral motifs. The memorial tomb of Hacı Bayram-ı Veli - The Hacı Bayram Mausoleum - is also located next to the mosque and dates back to 1429. It is regarded as an example of the finest 15th century mausoleums in Ankara.

Ticket Price

Not applicable

Opening Hour

The mosque can be visited throughout the daytime

Recommended Visit Duration

Around 30-40 minutes

Suitable For

Adults, Families, Senior Guests, Young Adults, Children

Must See

Arabic calligraphy on the walls, inscriptions, painted engravings on wood and other architectural elements

Prayer Facilities

Prayers are held five times a day at the Haci Bayram Mosque – which is one of the biggest and busiest mosques in Ankara.

Halal Food

Numerous Halal food options are available in the vicinity of the Haci Bayram Mosque. A short walk through Ankara will offer visitors a plethora of Halal restaurants and Halal dining options, including popular spots such as the Besiktas Kebap, Tourist Hotel Restaurant, Meshur Adiyaman Cig Koftecisi Omer Usta,Barcelo Ankara Altinel, Zenger Pasa Konagi, Divan Ankara Cukurhan, Hati Poglu Konagi – which are considered to be amongst the best Halal restaurants in Ankara.

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