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Hala Sultan Tekke

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Address: Tekke Road, Larnaka City, Cyprus

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The mosque and it's surroundings are very beautiful, almost like in a fairytale. It's well worth a visit. I would recommend to walk from central Larnaca and walk by the lake, it's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited this holy site in 1967 when it was inside the Greek Cypriot controlled area. It is fair to comment that it had not been given the respect it was due. When you come upon it, the splendour of the location immediately impresses the mind. Entering the mosque, you greeted a quite simple interior that embodies the peaceful intent... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was surprised to find this amazing Mosque just a few hundred metres from the St Lazarus Church. I only walked around the outside but the building is stunning

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The mosque and it's surroundings are very beautiful, almost like in a fairytale. It's well worth a visit. I would recommend to walk from central Larnaca and walk by the lake, it's a part of the experience!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the tourist bus and it was a stop on the way. It was a scheduled stop and driver waited for you, so effectively had to go for a look. Nothing so fantastic but since part of the bus tour it was a must do.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting the salt lake we visited the Hala Sultan Tekke which was a great experience. Currently under some renovations but this does not interrupt the experience. Be prepared to remove your shoes as a sign of respect.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice place to visit, though its days as an inn are numbered, it still offers a glimpse into the bygone age along with a very decent restaurant inside. Nothing phenomenal but not unreasonable and very nice when the weather is good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A short drive from Larnaka is this picturesque mosque sitting on the banks of The Salt Lakes. Although we don't practice Muslim worship or practices my wife and I enjoyed how peaceful and beautiful this place is. Recommended spot to learn some history and be at peace.

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Thank Mark H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this mosque is a really beautiful mosque where lies the prophet's aunt. There are beautiful Arabic Calligraphy. There are beautiful gardens. There are beautiful garden of Persian style called charbaghs and they have carob trees and pink pepper plants. We picked carob from the grave yard and tasted it.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Has been refurbished on the outside since the Turks invaded in 1974 but did not go in, no sure if you can but heard that some muslims still use it for prayers. Just behind the Castle it is a beautifully building.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Tekke makes for a nice getaway from the hassle of Larnaca. It is a most exotic sight. Approaching from the airport and seeing it over the salt lake gives a most surreal impression. There are gowns and headscarves provided for visitors to the mosque. Women are admitting to the same room as men. Only downside: its quite hard to... More 

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