This mosque was ordered by Kazasker (Chief civil and military Judge) Mehmet
Yusuf Efendi. Here, the hexagonal plan finds its definitive form, with the
positioning of the hexagon alone ensuring sufficient lateral space. The result
is a powerful sense of unity. There is also a protruding mihrab niche covered by
Above text and pictures are from the book titled "Turkish Art and Architecture in Anatolia and Mimar Sinan".
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