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

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A rare mosque with frescoes

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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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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Andover, United Kingdom
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Centrally located, typical Ottoman architecture and interior. Gives you a good glimpse of what life might have been like centuries ago.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Once you get there....you can actually go up and admire the best view of the whole city...its defiantly worth it...underneath...youll be able to see the city center and the famous skenderburg square

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Typical Ottoman mosque arthitecture with nice old drawings outside nice also inside. It is still active.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

One of the best things to do in Albania. The mosque is so beautiful and the painting around all walls of mosque will amaze you and put in different world. The minarah is elegant and generally the structure of mosque is great.

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

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