Hazreti Süleyman Mosque

Hazreti Süleyman Mosque
Basic information
Location Diyarbakır, Turkey
Affiliation Islam
Architectural description
Architect(s) Hibetullah Gürgani
Architectural type Mosque
Date established 1155-1169

Hazreti Süleyman Mosque (Turkish: Hazreti Süleyman Camii, Kurdish: Mizgefta Hezretî Silêman) is a mosque in Diyarbakır.

The mostly ashlar structure was built between 1155 and 1169 by Nisanoğlu Ebul Kasim. The mosque is divided into three sections and has a square based minaret which has inscription dated to 555 according to the Islamic calendar (i.e. 1160 CE). It contains the tombs of Süleyman, son of Halit B Valit of the Bekir clan and his followers. The mosque was brought to its current state in 1631 by Silahdar Murtaza Pasha.[1][2]


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