Zincirli mosque

The Zincirli Mosque in the Greek northern town of Serres, one of the oldest Ottoman mosques in Europe, has opened its gates for public, non-religious use after nearly a century of neglect. Built by Mimar Sinan (1490-1588), the famous Ottoman chief architect serving three sultans and responsible for more than three hundred major Ottoman structures, the monument is among the most important of its kind for the history of Islamic architecture.

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