Isa Bey Mosque is one of the finest examples of Seljuk architecture, situated below the basilica of San Juan. The mosque was built by the son of Syrian architecture Ali al-master Damishki Mushimish between 1374 and 1375. The mosque was designed in an asymmetrical, unlike in traditional style, location of windows, doors and domes do not match on purpose. At the entrance of the mosque is an inscription of the god adorns the door. The columns inside the house of prayer have been the ruins of Ephesus, making an interesting contrast to the mosque. The vaults are decorated with turquoise and blue china, which reveals the characteristics of Ottoman style. the doors of the Crown as late Seljuk architectural style combined with the many features of special architectural style. The mosque was repaired in 1934.
The mystical atmosphere of “Isa Bey Mosque” should be known by the excursion around this region.
How to get there? Isa Bey Mosque is located 18 km. north of Kusadasi, on the left side of the entrance of Selcuk. Kusadasi – Selcuk minibuses departures every 15 minutes from Kusadasi.