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It's worth it to go there to see it..

It's worth it to go there to see it. Unfortunatelly the people of the (any) goverment didn't do... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2015
Melachrinos S
The Yeni Tzami (Mosque)

The Yeni Tzami Mosque located in the North side of Mitilini the capital of Lesvos Island builded... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2017
Dimitris G
Mytilene, Greece
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Jun 19, 2017
“The Yeni Tzami (Mosque)”
Sep 26, 2016
“must see”
An early 19th century mosque undergoing renovation. On the same site are the old Turkish baths, or "Hamam"
Ermou St, Mytilene, Greece
+30 2251 040135
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Reviewed June 19, 2017

The Yeni Tzami Mosque located in the North side of Mitilini the capital of Lesvos Island builded during the old time when Island was under Turkish o cupation.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Dimitris G
Reviewed September 26, 2016

one of the oldest in town from ottoman empire time. close to the port. can be visited by walking around the neighbour hood.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Gaye Z
Reviewed August 11, 2016

The mosque is closed and locked up, clearly needs renovation. The building seems to have been stabilised to prevent collapse but a lot of work needed

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank rickuk56
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Easy to find this mosque is located in the "mainstreet" of Mytilini, the Ermou street not so far from the old harbor. Some people have tried to restore the building in 2011, but there is still much work. It is not possible to go inside.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Marian S
Reviewed July 27, 2016

The tourist map shows this attraction as one of the most important places to see in the island. But the mosque is a ruin and it needs restoration for sure. The doors are locked you can't even get into the garden. The mosque doesn't have...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Uğur Y
Reviewed June 7, 2016

After undergoing several (nonexistent) restorations which start and never finish, the Yeni Tzami is simply an unrecognizable ruin. Given that Mytilene has now a significant Muslim (predominantly Albanian) minority, its restoration could also serve the Muslim community. Unfortunately, the Greek authorities do not seem to...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank gezgin_dromedary
Reviewed June 2, 2016

Thogh called "new",it's closed to public,no roof,just the walls in bad condition and the halfway minaret,

Date of experience: May 2016
Reviewed October 18, 2015

Mytilene has a wonderful mosque. But they dont care it. It need a restoration. It has a wonderful garden and small mosque. You can see it from outside.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Onur T
Reviewed September 15, 2015

An old monument that holds on up to our days despite the years that has been built !!!! A lot of exhibitions are taking place there..

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank marioskotz
Reviewed August 18, 2015

It's worth it to go there to see it. Unfortunatelly the people of the (any) goverment didn't do anything to maintenance the place...

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Melachrinos S
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