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İsa Bey Mosque

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The İsa Bey Mosque is an impressive piece of 14th Century architectural art – both for its design and the art decorating its interior. On its western wall it has detailed inscriptions and geometric designs engraved into the marble walls, and its two domes are decorated with İznik tiles. One of it's minarets, in brick, remains, but the other was destroyed.

Written by  Eric Hallum.

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