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Zehkeri Kemal Camii - Zehkeri Kemal Mosque

Zehkeri Kemal Mosque

This masjid is located on Vani Dergah Street at Uzun Yusuf district. Its founder was Seyyid Kemaleddin whose grave is now in front of the Mihrab of the mosque.




Address:
Seyyid Omer Mh.
34098 Fatih / Istanbul

Coordinate:
41.009378, 28.929340
Latitude: 41°0′33.76″N (41.009378)
Longitude: 28°55′45.62″E (28.92934)

Date Of Construction: 16th Century

Who built: Zihgirci Seyyid Kemaleddin

Renovations: 1970

The Minaret: 1

Near this masjid is located the Uzun Yusuf Mosque and Alyanak Tekke. The masjid was neglected for a long time and finally in 1967-1970 it went through major renovations.

The walls, roof, ceilings and minaret of the mosque were renovated in wooden under the supervision of the foundations. The minbar, rostrum, and the gathering place for the muezzin and the ladies are also wooden. The mihrab was built from marble.

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