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Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque

Mahmut Celalettin Sokak, Famagusta, Cyprus
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Mahmut Celalettin Sokak, Famagusta, Cyprus
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Reviewed yesterday

It is not common that you will find a Christian Church is now used as a Muslim Mosque The Mosque itself is historic and ancient and it is definitely worth to went inside to see the architecture.

Thank Elshan M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Mosque of Mağusa, is the largest medieval building in Famagusta, Northern Cyprus. Built between 1298 and c. 1400, it was consecrated as a Roman Catholic cathedral in 1328. The cathedral was converted into a mosque after the Ottoman Empire captured Famagusta in 1571. It is...More

1  Thank Big_Jeff_Leo
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is not often you will find a Christian Cathedral that shares with a Muslim Mosque and vice versa, but that is exactly what the Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque does, such a shame that integration, understanding and religious tolerance cannot be more widespread. The building...More

Thank JednSasha
Reviewed 5 days ago

An impressive cathedral with its ornately decorated spires. Now of course a mosque but there's no denying its heritage inside where instead of the large open room of a normal mosque you see the many wide supporting pillars traditional of cathedrals built around the fourteenth...More

Thank KS&HC
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful cathedral has now been converted into a mosque but with a bit of imagination you can still see what it's original purpose was. It looks odd because you know there should be stained windows, crosses atop the towers and the minarets are where...More

Thank Gavin196397
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The building captures nicely the history of the religious struggles in the region. A fabulous Cathedral now converted to a mosque. It is by no means unique in this respect but this is the most ornate and detailed original structure we have seen. The Christian...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This gothic church from Venetian time period. The church is no turned in to a mosque. Nice and clean inside. But all the church 'stuffs' was gone and nothing mutch to see inside.

Thank Magnusigbg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque was FREE and very interesting to visit. The former St. Nicholas Church looks like something one would find in grand Central Europe; the lack of stain glass makes for an interesting look at the architecture. The attendant was very friendly...More

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An original authentic place. Beautiful architectural and amazing craft. Full of history that goes for many years.

Thank AlaeddineA
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The original cathedral of st.nicholas has an absolutely astonishing facade. Stanfing in frontof the venetian palace and close to an ottoman medrese and hammam, this is the heart of old famagusta.

Thank fabiofort
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