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Hala Sultan Tekke

Salt Lake, Larnaka, Cyprus
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Ranked #10 of 45 attractions in Larnaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Yesilirmak, North Cyprus
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I have been to Hala Sultan Tekke on a number of occasions, with difference visitors, and every visit is a joy. It is a serene and very special place. It has lots of atmosphere. Even if you are not Muslim, you can enjoy the special quietness and uniqueness. Walk around the building. Take in the scenery. Do not rush your... More

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Southport, UK
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11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is just a mosque in close proximity to the salt lake. Not much to see unless you are a Muslim in which case it is one of your religious sites to visit. If you have not been into a mosque before then may be worth a visit just once to say you have been. Otherwise we have seen much... More

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Wrexham
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11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A picturesque mosque that is open to view to all. (Please wear respectful clothing) Some great views out across the salt lake.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Very quiet and peaceful. It is well worth a visit. Tombs included that of Mahommed's Aunt and the Grandmother of King Hussein, although travel books do not always mention that.

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Porto, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The Mosque/shrine itself is a little building and a discreet attarction but the scenario with the salt lake makes it very photogenic and is a little oasis in the desolation of the salt plain. To get there follow the airport signs and find a roundabout where you have to turn back as is in the other side of the road... More

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We go to Larnaca frequently and always visit this lovely building. It is a haven of tranquillity, cool, dim, and refreshing. The little prayer mats are interesting - watch out for the one showing Tom (cat) chasing Jerry (mouse) with a mallet! How religious! Anyway, it's a nice place, so don't miss it, as it is one of Larnaca's attractions... More

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Kyrenia, Cyprus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The history and the story of the Tekke is more appealing than the building itself. It should be seen for the sake of history but I can not say it is an extraordinary place.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

It was calm and peaceful place and part of the walkway going around the saltlakes. Lovely views of the Salt Lakes and it is very near the airport so you can visit it easily. Some historical archeological stones can be seen also

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

It's a place I would go see if it's not out of the way. There're some ancient ruins, the salt lake and the mosque, though I wouldn't say this is a must see.

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