Mevlid-i Halil Mosque

Mevlid-i Halil Mosque, meaning the mosque of the birth place of God's friend (Abraham), built next to the site where prophet Ibrahim (Biblical Abraham) is believed to have been born.

The mosque is the most ancient of the mosques located in the city center of Urfa province. As the structure was an old synagogue, it was transformed into the St. Stephon Church by the Bishop Rabula whom had died between CE 435-436. The structure was named as the Scarlet Church as there are numerous scarlet colored pillars inside and the mosque were constructed instead of the structure between 1170-1175 years by Nur al-Din Zengi.

Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. Mevlid-i Halil Mosque and the skyline of Sanliurfa Mevlid-i Halil Mosque and the skyline of Şanlıurfa, south-eastern Turkey, Rizvaniye Mosque is to the left. N/A
c. Mevlid-i Halil Mosque, Sanliurfa Main courtyard of the Mevlid-i Halil (Dergah) Mosque N/A
c. Prayer Hall of Mevlid-i Halil Mosque, Sanliurfa Main prayer hall of the Mevlid-i Halil (Dergah) Mosque N/A
c. Interior of the Cave of Abraham, Sanliurfa Interior of the Cave of Abraham at Mevlid-i Halil Mosque N/A
c. Pool of Abraham, Sanliurfa Pool of Sacred Fish near the birthplace of prophet Ibrahim at Mevlid-i Halil Mosque N/A
Latest Update: July 02, 2015
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