Izzet Mehmet Pasha Mosque

Ottoman Sultan Selim III’s grandfather, Izzet Mehmet Pasha, built the mosque in 1976 in Karabuk Province, where he was born. The mosque exhibits Western architectural influences because it was the dominant architectural style in Turkey throughout the 18th century. The mosque is like a smaller version of the Nuruosmaniye Mosque built in Istanbul in 1796. The mosque is completely made of cut stone, and the interior decoration is a very elegant craft. The mosque and its complex, which includes a library, ablution room, two fountains, and foundation shops, were repaired in 1903 and 1990.