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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 3 weeks ago

Over the years it's been a Christian place of worthship until around 500 years ago when it was converted to a Muslim place of worship. This is a wonderful quiet, contemplative space for prayer and reflection. Visitors must remove their shoes before entering but when...More

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Architecturally this is a really wonderful building and a great example of gothic architecture. Its actual building took a long period of time to be completed, from 1298 to about 1400. Over time it has been a christian, then a muslim place of worship. Originally...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Interesting gothic building offering a cool and calm place for contemplation in Famagusta. Visitors must remove footwear before entering. The interior appears strange to those, like me, more used to the splendour of Christian cathedrals and churches. So whilst it has features such as gothic...More

Thank CrystalShadow
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This beautiful church was converted to Mosque to meet the demands of its people. The inside is cool and bright. The usual observances must be adhered to when entering the Mosque

Thank Earlray60
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The Turks are very touchy about you taking photos of this monument to human stupidity and nationalist intransigence, but tread carefully and can see something that is unique.

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

A lovely old cathedral now a mosque. Had to wait for prayers to end before entering. Shoes off of course. Inside is stripped bare except for the large carpet. Felt it a little sad that it was devoid of furniture but appreciate the reason why....More

Thank sldraper
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Pros: -Entry by donation -Friendly staff -Cameras allowed -Well-preserved interior Cons: -None Notes: -Remove footwear before entering. -There are several cafes within close proximity. I recommend Ruya's Cafe (next to the mosque, last arch) for reasonably priced food and drink.

Thank jonotennis
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This is a huge gothic cathedral/mosque and it dominates the skyline of old Famagusta. Inside it is bright and light and plain but with nice windows. Outside it has classic gothic architectural decoration and features. The square in which it is located accesses old structural...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

When you go to North Cyprus you must go and sea Famagusta we really love this small city everywhere you go you smell the history little street lots of old amazing houses strongly recommended

Thank ezgi d
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The mosque is an amazing building and is a most see when in Famagusta. You can go inside as well and get a feel of the culture.

Thank thomas h
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