Hazreti Süleyman Mosque
|Hazreti Süleyman Mosque|
Hazreti Süleyman Mosque (Hazreti Süleyman Camii) 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 (ie 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 Paşa.
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