Zeyrek Mosque

Zeyrek Mosque

Zeyrek Mosque, previously Monastery of the Pantocrator, is a historic mosque located in Istanbul, Turkey. It was built between 1118-1124 AD by Byzantine Empress Irene of Hungary and was later converted into a mosque during the Ottoman Empire period. Zeyrek Mosque was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985 as part of Historic Areas of Istanbul.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Istanbul Province

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Christian & Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Historic Areas of Istanbul

Date of Inscription: 1985

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