Pinsteps. Turkish mosque

El Jariine Mosque was the main mosque of Turkish Haifa. It was built in honor of the victory of the Turkish admiral Hasan Pasha over the rebellious Bedouin ruler of Akko - Dar el Omar in 1775. But what is noticeable today and has become the hallmark of the lower city is the clock tower, which was added to the mosque at the end of the 19th century. Such clock towers were built in various cities of the Turkish Empire to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the reign of Sultan Abd El Hamid. There is such a tower in Jaffa, Akko and Safed, and in Jerusalem it stood in front of the Jafa gate, but was dismantled. Haifa's Turkish heritage has left iconic dishes such as hummus, falafel and burekas. They will be discussed further.

photo: מאת Hanay - נוצר על ידי מעלה היצירה, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=12706697 Translated with Google Translate


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