Grand Mosque, Seyhan, Adana, Turkey 

Sabancı Merkez Camii in Adana is the largest mosque in Turkey. The exterior of the mosque is similar to the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul while the interior decoration is similar to the Selimiye Mosque in Edirne. Sabanci Central Mosque, which went into service in 1998, is built on a total of 52,600 square meter of land and has a closed area of 6,600 square meters. The Mosque was constructed upon a confiscated Armenian cemetery. Sabanci Central Mosque was built jointly by Turkish Religious Foundation and Sabanci Foundation. The proprietorship of the mosque belongs to Adana Religious Affairs Foundation and its usage rights have been transferred to Adana Provincial Office of Mufti.;

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