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Hala Sultan Tekke

Salt Lake, Larnaka, Cyprus
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Ranked #9 of 33 Attractions in Larnaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Set in beautiful surroundings. Covered by a lake. Such a tranquil and peaceful place anybody will love to visit. The path leading up to the mosque is tricky to find but once you find it you will not be disappointed. Come see for yourself :)

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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

such an amazing peaceful elegant place, so beautiful really loved this place been here like times and many more to come in sha allah al aziz

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Cyprus
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12 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The Hala Sultan Tekke, is a nice peaceful location, overlooking the salt lakes. In summer you can walk over, as I write this 9th November the lakes are filling, and the Flamingos are just starting to arrive (normally stay over winter). The Tekke itself opens at around 9am, closes around 5/6pm. Entrance is free, but you will get approached by... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The mosque is not impressive, but I am not a history/museum traveler. The nearby salt lake could be very nice at sunset. The mosque is very close to Larnaca airport, so if you have an hour or so before your flight you can go there, instead of waiting at the terminal.

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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
58 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Located few klms away from the airport and on the way to Larnaka, this mosque is worth visiting. The location is so peaceful walking distance away from the Salt Lake, the mosque has been reconstructed and preserved by the Cypriots. At the far left side of the mosque lays the tomb of the Wet Nurse of the Prophet Muhammad. Mosque... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is well worth the walk to view and is open most days except Fridays. There are busses to the entrance to the Lake Park area.

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ATHENS, GREECE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

May I correct "kerk" that there is no such thing as "" North Cyprus"" unless he refers to the occupied northern part of the Republic of Cyprus which is a full member of the EU and the United Nations. He is right however that this holy place for moslems is worth a visit with respect for such a sacred place... More 

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Cyprus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I visited Hala Sultan Tekke as part of hosting some friends visiting from Europe who wanted to see it. I am not a specialist but the Tekke itself is not an extraordinary building. It looks well maintained though, and it has its historical significance. The surrounding area is quite interesting though, as the salt lake and the rather dry area... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Situated on the perimeter of the salt lakes in a peacful location. Built by Ottomans and rated the fourth most important place of worship for moslems. Transport is needed to get there but there are buses if you havent hired a car.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Great place to visit, have a read of the history before you visit as no info on arrival. Scarves are available for ladies, advised to dress appropriately as place of worship.

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