THE SULTAN MURAT MOSQUE

THE SULTAN MURAT MOSQUE

Mosque of Sultan Murat (Khunqar Mosque) (Skopje, 1436) – religious object, monument of culture. It was built under the patronage of Sultan Murat Ⅱ (1421-1451). She was hit by the 1689 fire, after which she was renovated. It has an open porch that rests on four stone pillars, and the inner decoration dates from the beginning of ⅩⅩ c. There are two turbines in the yard: a turkish of Bejhan Sultan, with five tombstones and a family tomb of Ali Pasha from Dagestan. It was renewed in 1911, as well as after the 1963 earthquake. Sultan Murat Mosque in Skopje (ⅩⅤ v.) LIT: Lydia Kumbardi-Bogoevik, Ottoman monuments in Skopje, Skopje, 1998, 16-25; Afrodita Tanevska, Sanatorio-conservation works of the Sultan Murat Mosque in Skopje, Cultural Historical Heritage in the Republic of Macedonia, ⅩⅤⅠⅠⅠ, Skopje, 1983. F. Haidar Kadina Mosque in Bitola (ⅩⅤⅠ v.) MALL OF HAYDAR FOUNDATIONS

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