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Et`hem Bey Mosque

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Address: Sheshi Skenderbej, Tirana, Albania
Phone Number: (+355-4) 22 37 01
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Lovely mosque, one of the oldest buildings in Tirana. You can also visit inside, leaving your shoes outside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

After the dictatorship od Hoxla, only a few religious buildings still standing in Tirana pre-communist era time, this was left intact because the historical importance. if it would not be by this important fact, the Mosque is OK but nothing special

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lovely mosque, one of the oldest buildings in Tirana. You can also visit inside, leaving your shoes outside.

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Bologna, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

No problem to get in for women, just leaving shoes and putting a scarf on the hair. It is possible to take pictures. What you see is suggestive arabesque frescos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful mosques in the country. We were Lucky enough to come at the time of the 5pm prayer, so this was particularly interesting to visit.

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Tirana, Albania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I was he re @ the " Kurban Bajram" Day and was allot of people that pray for peace and happy in world it was a nice organization

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A small and very old mosque the old man who looks after it is lovely and very welcoming there are cover up shirts if you need one as you enter- free of charge. Lovely workmanship

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Tirana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

If you are in Tirana, it worth to see it. The paintings are interesting and attractive. Once you have been in Istanbul and see the huge mosque there, this one it seems little, but in the other hand it feels like home.

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Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Beautiful and ornate little old mosque, dwarfed by huge monolithic buildings of downtown Tirana. Worth stopping by rather than walking past, as 98% did.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The Et'hem Bey Mosque is one of the most iconic symbols in the country. The mosque was the scene of Albania's most recent revolution, against the communist powers. The atheistic communist government had shut off access to the mosque, but this changed on January 18, 1991 when tens of thousands of flag waving Albanians marched on the mosque against the... More 

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Gladstone, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

National monument known for it's beautiful minaret. Nice colors and decorations. Still being used for call to prayer.

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