Ibrahim Cavus Mosque History
Ibrahim Cavus Mosque: It was built for Ibrahim Cavus from the Spahi by Mimar Sinan in the 16th century. It was used as a storehouse during the World War I. The mosque, which was already in ruins, was entirely collapsed and vanished during the 1920s.
34104 Fatih / Istanbul
Latitude: 41°0′47.38″N (41.013162)
Longitude: 28°55′45.44″E (28.929288)
Date Of Construction: 16th Century
Who built: Ibrahim Cavuş
Architect: Mimar Sinan
The Minaret: 1
Its land had been occupied by the squatters in time. When it was discovered from the Directorate of Foundations that the land belongs to the mosque, it was cleaned out of shan-ties and rebuilt with the help of Mr. Mustafa Kaya and commenced serving the believers in 1995.
It was built out of bricks and stones with a wooden roof covered with tiles. It minaret is made of stones. The benefactor’s tomb is somewhere around the mosque but its place is not known for certain.