Mustafa Paşa Mosque (MEGT)
Gebze, Turkey
The mosque was built in the sixteenth century by Mustafa Paşa. Evliya Çelebi describes the courtyard-garden as full of flowers: hyacinths, sweet basil, violets, Judas trees.


Source: Travel Account, 17th century


-Nurhan Atasoy, Seyit Ali Kahraman


Sources:

Evliya Çelebi Seyahatnâmesi: Topkapı Sarayı Bağdat 304 Yazmasının transkripsiyonu (Open in Zotero)


Originally published at: Atasoy, Nurhan, and Seyit Ali Kahraman “Mustafa Paşa Mosque.” Middle East Gardens Traditions. Dumbarton Oaks, December 1, 2014. https://www.doaks.org/resources/middle-east-garden-traditions/catalogue/C98. Archived at: https://perma.cc/5UDZ-R9BM.

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Gebze, Turkey
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Dates of attested life: 16th century- 19th century
Date of entry of information: August 2007
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1299-1922
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Mustafa Paşa Mosque
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