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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 6 days ago

The sites within Famagusta can all be visited within a short space of time, and the Lala Mustapha Mosque is the highlight. A converted church, the interiors look very similar to other converted churches by the Ottomans. Very impressive architecture inside and out, so do...More

Thank Firoz U
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was so sad to go to the magnificent church that had been converted into a mosque. The altar and Christian symbols were removed. In the direction of Meka, there bend now

Thank TpsRanuaFinland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful. Originally the Cathedral of St Nicholas, now a mosque. It is well maintained and full of history. Don’t miss.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing fig/fruit tree, vvery old and right beside yhis fine old mosque in centre of town. Open area with plenty of bars and cafes, plus shops

Thank charlesvwbs
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The mosque has changed hands thus it was transformed from Church to mosque, yet its revernece is preserved

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once a Christian church now converted into a mosque. The building is beautiful on the outside, the stonework is very detailed particularly above the windows and arch ways. Cannot be missed, located to the right of the main square in the centre of the town....More

Thank ClaireWRiley
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

A most impressive gothic church with an added minaret. The inside still gives more a churchy than mosque feeling. Glad it was preserved this way. The absence of decorations makes the walls and vaults stand out even better than they probably used to.

Thank kattullus
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Most of the major churches have been converted to mosques. This one is well worth the visit, it is beautifully set in the main square and surrounded by many ruins that are also worth a look

Thank colin a
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Originally built as the Cathedral of Saint Nicholas, this 14th century building is the largest medieval building in Famagusta, Northern Cyprus. It was converted into a mosque in 1571 when Famagusta was captured by the Ottoman Empire and more recently (1954) was renamed the Lala...More

Thank MikeSivo
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

The Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque really is stunning! If in Cyprus, in particular this area you must visit. A great piece of history! This beautiful building is set in a lovely area. It was nice to see tourists from a over the world visit it.

Thank sinosh09
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