Hisar Mosque is the
largest and oldest in Izmir. Built in the 16th century, and restored in the 19th
century, it has a delightful interior with an interesting mimber (pulpit) and
mihrab (niche showing the direction to Mecca).
Yali Mosque in Konak
Other mosques in
Izmir are Salepcioglu (20th-century), Sadirvan (17th-century with
19th-century restorations) and Kemeralti (17th-century).
All these are
situated close to the Kemeralti Quarter.
The more recent
legacy of Ottoman rule is apparent in the well-preserved, traditional, domestic
Turkish architecture and Ottoman Mosques, one of them is the Sultan Mosque
Sultan Mosque, Manisa
The 16th - century Muradiye
Mosque was designed by the great architect Sinan.
The 14th - century Isa Bey
Mosque, next to the basilica is accessed through its typical Seljuk portal.