There are a lot of Mosques in Antalya. The ones in the Old Antalya, Kaleiçi, are old and quite famous. There are mosques and churches which date back to 2 A.D. One of them is the Kesik Minare (Broken Minaret) standing in the streets of Kaleiçi. Ulu Cami (Grand Mosque) with a 38 meter minaret, originally decorated with blue tiles is now the symbol of the city of Antalya. No shoes are worn at the mosques, women need to cover themselves head to toe with scarves, and silence needs to be observed. The mosques play their call to prayers at different times of day which gives the city its traditional Muslim feel and charm. These are not as ostentatious as some of the churches we have seen but interesting and very different, and very very cool indeed.
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