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Hüsrev Tayla’s (known for the Kocatepe Mosque in Ankara) bold Şakirin Mosque was built in 2009 and the highlight here is its interior, designed by the award-winning Zeynep Fadıllıoğlu, the first woman to design the inside of a mosque. Marrying space-age elements and Seljuk design, it has a strange otherworldly beauty. For more info, visit its detailed website.
Contributions by Andrew Finkel, Harriet Rix, Tim Cornwell et al. Photographs by Monica Fritz, Brian McKee, Fritz von der Schulenburg