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“very rare”

Tomb of Kaplan Pasha
Ranked #34 of 103 things to do in Tirana
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

its a rare object to be in center of a city but is horrible the big building build next to it and it has covered it with a stupid thing concrete think

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Reviewed August 31, 2012

First, it's not really a tomb (he's buried in Istanbul), but a sort of cenotaph or funerary monument. Presumably he was reckoned a holy man in his time, but there is no sign of that now. It is an elegant octagonal (I think) arcade in nicely worked stone, and a rather interesting example of its type. The problem is that it is currently hidden behind a 2-metre high blue security fence enclosing a building site, and hence only the top of the arcade is visible. It is about 100m beyond the Et'hem Bey Mosque, up the road past the clocktower. People queue for buses in front of it, as it is effectively on a street corner. Work on the surrounding development seems to be going on slowly, but it is said that they are obliged to preserve it. It looks terribly vulnerable and fragile. We shouldn't lament the destruction of its architectural context, because that happened decades ago, but I can't help fearing for it. Presently there isn't much to see, and visiting seems hardly worth it, except perhaps to make the point to anyone who notices that here is a piece of heritage that is well worth preserving. I ostentatiously took pictures of what was visible.

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Reviewed March 19, 2012

A surrprise old tomb very close to the center of Tirana,Albania.

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Reviewed January 26, 2012

the biggest and ridiculous case, where a landmark is occupied from the Ugly modern era building.

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Reviewed October 8, 2017
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