Sultan Han Mosque

A square stone kiosk-mosque (köşk mescidi), the oldest example in Turkey, is located in the middle of the open courtyard of Sultanhani Caravanserai.

Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. 1278 CE The recently restored square kiosk-mosque inside the caravanserai courtyard. A construction of four carved barrel-vaulted arches supports the mosque on the second floor.
c. 1278 CE The mosque structure before restoration, it was restored in multiple phases.
c. 1278 CE The main structure pictured here in 1971, shows most of the second floor gone, and may be some of the restoration work in process.
Latest Update: September 04, 2016