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Et`hem Bey Mosque

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Address: Sheshi Skenderbej, Tirana, Albania
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Nice in the city center

In the most important part of the city there is the oldest mosque in Tirana. I don t know if you can visit inside if you are not muslim. Outside there is a restaurant.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2016
Jonathan M
Bologna, Italia
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Bologna, Italia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

In the most important part of the city there is the oldest mosque in Tirana. I don t know if you can visit inside if you are not muslim. Outside there is a restaurant.

Thank Jonathan M
Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This mosque is right in the center of Tirana so you can't miss it. It's quite small so a visit should take no more than roughly 10 minutes if you don't go in for prayers. You're free to walk around and gaze at the beautifully painted ceiling and dome. Just remember to take of your shoes and cover shoulders and... More 

Thank Wout V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Nice memory always tied with this mosque where i done my katb ketab with my wife. Mosque from inside full of history .

Thank Silverboy_90
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

A mosque worth visiting. It is located right on Skanderbeg Square. It is always open to visitors, except at prayer times which is true for all mosques. While other religious places were destroyed, this one was designated as a cultural not religious site and therefore was saved from demolition.

Thank GrandmaDidi
Staines, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Wonderful Holy place full of history and very informative of Isamic religion for non- muslims where you are explained all the items used in worship and their relevance and meaning as well as providing headscarves for females . Well worth a visit

Thank 119emh
Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This mosque is very interesting to visit, beeing the only one survived to the comunist era in Albania, small with some frescos makes this an obligatory stop in Tirana.

Thank Dash S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The mosque is still in use today and it contains the original paints and wood carvings since of its beginings. Is easily accesible and open for everybody

Thank Hydropower S
Buren, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Not that old, building started in 1789, it is one of a few survivors of a communist era. The building has a number of very nice frescoes on the outside as well as inside. It's a working mosque. Be aware to respect the building and its function. It is well worth your time to visit the inside. The front room... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Be Sure to enter it, it is very interesting and it will take just few minutes to look at it. If you are here, take off your shoes and go inside, you wont regret it.

Thank Marko M
Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Step inside this small, unassuming mosque and you'll find incredible murals on every surface, right up into the dome. The paintings of an unidentified city are particularly interesting. Free.

Thank HineshR

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