Ali Paşa Cami

Central Anatolia

Classically Ottoman in architecture, Tokat's Ali Paşa Cami has been finely restored with its vast prayer hall under a grand central dome. It was built between 1566 and 1572. The mosque is just off GOP Bulvarı, behind the main square.

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