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Carshia Mosque (Xhamia e Carshise)

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Being Renovated and not open

Disappointed to see it covered with scaffolding that appears to have been there for years. Interesting to see the old mosque but not very impressed.

Reviewed 23 March 2017
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Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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Trinidad and Tobago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It looks as the scaffolding has been up a long time, years. It is not to be ready soon either. Location is famous. Was once centre of bazaar. Now roads circle the place and mosque.

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Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Disappointed to see it covered with scaffolding that appears to have been there for years. Interesting to see the old mosque but not very impressed.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

In a modern city trying to rebuild, it's nice to see some beautiful remnants of the past and this mosque is one of the most aesthetically pleasing. Undergoing a lengthy refurbishment but worth having a look regardless as not far from the centre or popular hotels, situated on the edge of the old town.

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Thank TKShrewsbury
Smederevo, Serbia
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Reviewed 31 May 2016

Çarshia Mosque was built in fifteenth century, which makes it one of the oldest objects in Prishtina. It used to be the center of Prishtina's Bazaar, which doesn't exist today. It's uniqueness lies in the way it was built and the way it preserved its originality until these days. Unfortunately, it is still undergoing restauration, so it's not possible to... More 

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Thank IgorMarkovic
Evanston, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This mosque is still under refurbishment. located next to main street ( ibrahim Lutfiu & Agim Ramadani junction)

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Thank kiltmaker2
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

This mosque is obviously very old and looks interesting from the outside, but it is undergoing much-needed repairs so as of this writing it remains off limits for visitors.

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Thank Brad M
Izmir, Turkey
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

İts an old mosque near kosova museum.its closed and its been under construction for too long.İys really good from the outside

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Thank Özge B
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

This mosque shows you that the city had a live before Kosovo state....everithing in the city is quite new and modern except this mosque and some other few buildings. It was a pitty thet the mosque was closed when we was there and it seems that nobody takes care of this place anymore.

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Derry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 July 2013

On a short stop through in the city I navigated the city and ended up here. Inside you can find what remains of archaeological finds preceding the troubles of 1998. What they had on show was fine, interesting and considering admission was free worthwhile to visit, yet at every corner notices were placed about items that once belonged to the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 19 July 2012

Thank goodness the old mosques, like this one, have survived the reckless 'modernization' that has destroyed so much of Prishtina's architectural heritage... Wonderful old buildings still surviving on side streets seem unlikely to get the attention that the Mosques do; and this if very sad.

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