Habib-i Neccar Camii

Eastern Mediterranean

The oldest mosque in Anatolia, Habib-i Neccar Camii dates in part to the mid-7th century AD, when it was built as an early Christian church. Habib Al-Najjar was an early Christian convert martyred by pagans, and his body is thought to lie in the mausoleum here. The church became a mosque in 1275. The minaret dates from the 17th century.

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