Rızvaniye Vakfı Cami & Medresesi


This mosque and medrese (seminary) complex, dating to 1736, sits along the northern edge of Balıklı Göl.

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1. Gölbaşı

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Legend claims that the Prophet Abraham (father of the three major monotheistic religions) was confronted by Nimrod, the local Assyrian king, while…

2. Halilur Rahman Cami

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According to local lore, this mosque, dating to the 13th century, is built upon the spot where Abraham fell safely back to ground after God saved him from…

3. Dergah Complex

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Southeast of Gölbaşı is the Dergah mosque complex, Urfa's major pilgrimage destination. From the gate, you enter the colonnaded courtyard in front of the…

4. Mevlid-i Halil Cami


This Ottoman-style mosque commands the western section of the Dergah Complex. The prayer hall interior includes some beautiful calligraphy and arabesque…

5. Şurkav


To admire some typical local architecture, pop into the Şurkav, a local government building near the entrance to Hotel Edessa, where the courtyard is…

6. Hasan Padişah Cami

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The eastern entrance to the Gölbaşı area is marked by this mosque, which was built in the 15th century.

7. Mevlid-i Halil Cave

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This small cave in the southern side of the Dergah Complex is one of Turkey's most important pilgrimage sites. It's believed by many Muslims to be the…

8. Narıncı Cami

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This little mosque, with its entrance squeezed between market stalls, was built in the mid-18th century.