Historic Town of Birgi

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Historic Town of Birgi is part of the Tentative list of Turkey in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Birgi is a town with Phrygian origins. It was the capital of the Aydınoğlu Sultanate, until it was taken over by the Ottoman Empire in the 15th century. The 14th century Aydınoğlu Mehmet Bey Mosque (or Great Mosque) with wooden decoration is its most notable monument.

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Full Name
Historic Town of Birgi
Country
Turkey
Added
2012
Type
Cultural
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2012 Added to Tentative List

Unesco Website: Historic Town of Birgi

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