Sivas Grand Mosque

Sivas Grand Mosque is located in the heart of the Sivas district. It was built during the reign of Kutbeddin Meliksah, who was the son of Kilij Arslan II, by Kizilarslan bin Ibrahim in 1197. The architect was Kul Ahi. It has been known that the minaret of the mosque was renewed in 1213 by Kaykaus I and restored in 1955 by officials. It is one of the oldest mosques in Anatolia, the one which developed the interior space idea, and one of the rare examples of a rectangular planned mosque.