14 Centuries-old Mosque Destroyed in Hatay
Habibi Neccar Mosque, one of the first known mosques in Anatolia, was destroyed in the great earthquake. It is known that the historical mosque was damaged in the previous earthquake and was renovated many times.
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The successive earthquakes in Kahramanmaras caused almost destruction in the Southeastern Anatolia Region.
In Hatay, one of the provinces most affected by the earthquake, many buildings were destroyed.
The great disaster also caused damage and destruction of historical places.
One of Anatolia’s First Known Mosques Was Destroyed
Among the destroyed places was the Habibi Neccar Mosque, one of the first known mosques in Anatolia.
The mosque, which dates back to the 7th century and has a fountain built in the 19th century in its courtyard, was viewed from the air with a drone.
The historical Yeni Hamam, located near the 14-century-old mosque, was also damaged in the earthquake.
Habibi Neccar Mosque and its minaret, which were damaged in previous earthquakes, were renovated many times.