Kefeli Mescidi

Exterior: Northern Elevation

Title Variant: 

Kefeli Camii, Kefeli Mosque

Date: 

Original structure ca. 9th century-ca. 12th century

Location: 

Location 2: 

Geographic Coordinates: 

Latitude: 41.029506000000
Longitude: 28.941381000000

Work Type: 

Notes: 

This mosque was formerly an Eastern Orthodox church until it was converted into a mosque in 1630 by the Grand Vizier Topal Recep Pasha under the rule of Murad IV. The origins of this basilica/mosque are unknown.

Culture: 

Subject: 

Islam

Subject 2: 

Byzantine (architecture)

Subject 3: 

Turkish (architecture)

Subject 4: 

Christian (architecture)

Photographer: 

Image Source: 

Photography by Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University

Image Date: 

July, 2014