Church-Mosque of Vefa

Church-Mosque of Vefa

Church-Mosque of Vefa, alsom known as Molla Gürani Mosque, is a historical mosque located in Istanbul, Turkey. It is a former Eastern Orthodox church from the Byzantine period dedicated to Hagios Theodoros that was converted into a mosque in the 15th century AD by Molla Gürani, a famous Kurdish scholar and the tutor of Sultan Mehmed II (Mehmed the Conqueror).

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Istanbul Province

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 10th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Christian & Islamic Monuments

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