Very interesting mosque. I recommend to visit tombs of Habib-i Neccar at the basement and Hz Yunus (St. Jonas) at the entrance. I am very curious about is there a consensus about the location of tomb of St. Jonas being in Antakya/Turkey among christian and muslim theologists. Nice to see shared values among different religions/cultures/civilizations, I challenge Huntington's "Conflict of... 更多
Very well maintained. It is a pride of town's people. It is located in the center of town. I had very little time to spend time around the building.
Nice small mosque in the middle of very busy street. There are few coffins including Habibi Neccar coffin was there. Well maintained in the middle of the hassle & bustle area in old Antakya
The Habibi Neccar Mosque is dedicated to a Christian martyr. For this and many other reasons it embodies the tolerance that characterizes Hatay. The mosque is a modest structure and far less elaborate than many other mosques that I have seen in Turkey. The people of the mosque were very welcoming to us and clearly are proud of the mosque... 更多
You will likely find it challenging to understand the actual events and protagonists behind the history of this mosque and the Christian martyrs, including Habib the Caroente, Habibi Neccar, in whose honor this mosque is named. Who is buried there? But, in the so diverse city if Hatay, where the muezzin calls, the bell rings, and the Syriac and Alevi... 更多
This is the first mosque of Anatolia. The most interesting side of this Mosque is that you can find the tombs of St Johanna and St Paulos. The tombs of Semn Safa and Habibi Neccar are in the Mosque as well.