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This mosque was built in the late 16th century, and is named after one of the Ottoman commanders... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom

This small mosque is set in beautiful well kept grounds and has a huge steeple and large dome that... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

This mosque was built in the late 16th century, and is named after one of the Ottoman commanders who helped conquer the island, Arab Ahmet Pasha. The whole mosque area is not that big. There is a large Ablution fountain in the courtyard and the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This small mosque is set in beautiful well kept grounds and has a huge steeple and large dome that can be seen from a distance. Unfortunately there is nothing inside to see but is worth the visit just for it's exterior.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Although it looks quite beautiful outside, with its silver dome and minarets, unfortunately it was closed and we couldn't get inside. I had read that the former church floor had been made with tombstones, however now it has a carpet, so you can't see. The...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank LucyKotsiopoulou
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We could not get in, but the cemetery and the garden with the well is beautiful. It was not crowded, we met only one or two locals there, so a it is perfect resting place on a hot summer day.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Béla M
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Walked past this as part of the blue line walking tour and it looked very attractive and peaceful but the gates were locked so I can't comment on the interior. It's a good idea to wear trousers if you want to visit the mosques and...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Another pretty feature of Lefkosa where one can offer a silent prayer without fear of being intrusive.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Carolyn N
Reviewed 5 November 2015

The Armenian Quarter of Nicosia where this mosque is has all been beautifully restored. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Coswat67
Reviewed 30 January 2014

The Arabahmet Mosque is located in the Turkish part of Nicosia, in the area with the same name. The classical Ottoman architecture is present here, along with some important Ottoman Pashas who are buried in its garden. Definitely worth a stop if you're around.

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank menq
Reviewed 17 December 2013

Built in 1845, the Arabahmet Mosque, in the Arabahmed Quater of Lefkosa, is a fine example of well preserved classical Ottoman architecture. It is named after one of the conquerors of Cyprus, Arap Ahmet Pasha. The mosque reflects the style of the 16th century. It...More

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank 548angelah
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