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Address: Sheshi Skenderbej, Tirana, Albania
Phone Number: (+355-4) 22 37 01

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just on skanderger square, this nice and interesting mosque is very picturesque and, for the first time, we see a mosque with glasses walls that allows you to have a look inside... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

One of the few remaining mosques in Tirana from the Ottoman period, the Ethem Bey Mosque is truly a treasure. For female travelers, be sure to bring a scarf that you can cover up with if you want to go inside, which I highly recommend. The paintings inside are even more beautiful than those on the outside of the building.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

As a Christian it was interesting to be inside a mosque. Be respectful by covering your arms and legs. The short guided tour which was about 10 minutes long was interesting. I am not sure if you'd want to go there if you weren't with a guide.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

just on skanderger square, this nice and interesting mosque is very picturesque and, for the first time, we see a mosque with glasses walls that allows you to have a look inside without entering. very recommend

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Only one interested thinks: there is Koran in one page on the wall, and the air conditioning inside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This small mosque is painted with frescoes and is a rarity. It is one of the few old structures to have survived in Tirana and should be visited.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Very small - don't go expecting the grandness of Turkish mosques, but it's part of Albania's fascinating history, and has a lovely interior.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Small but lovely historic mosque in the centre of Tirana, well worth stopping off for a look round. We got there at 10am, just as it opened, and had to he place pretty much to ourselves. Beautifully decorated and women should go up to the female only gallery if they get the chance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The small size of the mosque reflects the fact that Tirana was not a large town back in the 18th century was construction started.The interior decoration is delicately beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Its very beautiful mosque, the design of the dome and minaret is very attractive - Ottoman architecture. The interior decoration - the design on the wall is very beautiful! I take opportunity to pray in this mosque. I like it very much.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

It’s remarkable that this building survived the atheist period in the 1960s, making a visit even more worthwhile. Construction started in 1789 and took 34 years to complete. Be sure to get there ahead of the tour groups, as there isn’t much room inside. The wall and ceiling paintings are very interesting. Don’t miss the ones around the side of... More 

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Address: Sheshi Skenderbej, Tirana, Albania
Phone Number: (+355-4) 22 37 01
Location: Europe  >  Albania  >  Tirana

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