Yivli Minare

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  • Address: Selcuk Mh., 07100 Muratpasa/Antalya Province, Turkey
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +90-2423432760
  • Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

Ulu Cami or the Grand Mosque in Antalya, likewise known as Yivli Minare Camii (Fluted  Minaret Mosque) or Alaaddin Camii, is a verifiable mosque constructed by Anatolian Seljuk Sultan Alaaddin Keykubad I. This is the division of a külliye (which stands for “unpredictable of structures”) which incorporates the Seljuk and Dervish lodge, Gayaseddin Keyhusrev Medrese, and Nigar Hatun and the vaults of Zincirkiran. The mosque is spotted in Kaleiçi (the old town focus) along Cumhuriyet Caddesi, alongside Kalekapisi Meydani. The mosque's fluted minaret is called the Yivli Minare, which is enlivened with dim blue tiles, and is a historic point and image of the city. The minaret is 38 metres high, which is based upon a square stone platform, with eight fluted areas and has 90 steps to the top. The definitive mosque was obliterated in the fourteenth century and another mosque was constructed which, with its six arches, is one of the most senior illustrations of multi-arch development in Anatolia. It is arranged to the east of the mosque and it is a building differentiated from the mosque. Its base has a square arrangement made of the cut stones. Its upper structure comprises of an octagonal arrangement made of blocks. Its blue and dim blue mosaic-tile adornments draw appreciations. Its serefe or gallery bears stalactites.

Today the building also houses the Antalya Ethnographic Museum and holds clothes, kitchen utensils, weaving, embroidered works of art and looms, socks, sacks, kilims, decorations, and roaming tents. It was opened to people in 1974.

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  • Yivli Minare Address: Selcuk Mh., 07100 Muratpasa/Antalya Province, Turkey
  • Yivli Minare Contact Number: +90-2423432760
  • Yivli Minare Timing: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Yivli Minare(preferred time): 07:00 am - 08:00 pm
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  • 62.4% of people who visit Antalya include Yivli Minare in their plan

  • 44.81% of people start their Yivli Minare visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Yivli Minare

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

72.16% of people prefer walking in order to reach Yivli Minare

People normally club together Murat Pasa Mosque and Hadrians Gate while planning their visit to Yivli Minare.

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