Diyarbakır Grand Mosque; The oldest mosque of Anatolia

As we state, Diyarbakır is a centre of South Eastern region which is the transition route between West and East. That’s why we come across many cultural layers. The another witness of this cultural layer is Grand Mosque.

It is guessed that it was built in 7th century by Muslim tribes. Also the architectural proofs show us that it used to be a church. It is guessed that Muslim armies transformed this church to a mosque.

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