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The location is stunning

When in Ioannina you have to visit the Ali Pasha mosque. The location beside the lake is stunning... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
suesamara
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Newbury, United Kingdom
a sad site

This is an ex-mosque, now a museum. It feels rather unloved (the minaret looks about to topple... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Anne I
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london
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Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately, the mosque has fallen victim to deferred maintenance issues including a partially destroyed minaret that has fallen down onto the roof of the mosque. Caution is imperative when walking around the property. Inside the mosque is a small museum. Worth a quick visit when...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

When in Ioannina you have to visit the Ali Pasha mosque. The location beside the lake is stunning. The steps up to the mosque can be challenging, particularly for health and safety reasons, but of course keeping their authenticity is important. However, it really is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

Interesting if you have never been in a mosque before. Not really that much to see but the dome is interesting with some of the original decorations remaining.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is an ex-mosque, now a museum. It feels rather unloved (the minaret looks about to topple). It is beautifully painted inside, quite simple (very refreshing after Greek Orthodox monasteries). The position is wonderful, with great views across the lake.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

The small museum in the mosque building is interesting and worth the €2/p entry fee. However, the grounds of this amazing place are in complete disrepair and neglected just like the rest of the castle, the town and lake promenade. Don’t go out of your...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank d0rianneg
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Follow signs to the Municipal Museum. There are other ruins to see nearby, including the kitchens and a mausoleum. Up near the mosque, great views abound from the elevated ground level. A sign outside the mosque said to press the bell to be let in,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2017

I gave this an excellent on my review of the Municipal (or Demotica) Museum. It is really an outstanding building and Erifilli, the woman on duty to take my ticket when I was there, was extremely helpful in providing information. This is a must-see museum.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

The citadel in Ioannina has two redundant mosques; that of Aslan Pasha is the oldest. After the attempted revolt against the Ottoman Turks led by Dionysios Skylosophos was quelled with extreme prejudice, the Orthodox church of John the Baptist was razed and this mosque built...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank TheAlanTrench
Reviewed August 27, 2017

Ali or also known as Aslan Pasha mosque is an Ottoman Mosque built within the castle fort, which surrounds a local Islamic madressah and courtyards.

Date of experience: August 2017
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