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Hala Sultan Tekke

You can access this yourself or via a tour company - a very religious site for Muslims but worth a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sandra P
London, United Kingdom
Small but Interesting.

Visited as part of a tour the building is pretty and very serene but that's all. Around the area... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gillian S
Theale, United Kingdom
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Tekke Road, Larnaka City, Cyprus
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You can access this yourself or via a tour company - a very religious site for Muslims but worth a visit by everyone. If you want to go inside think about your dress as it is a mosque - lovely views all around so take...More

Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited as part of a tour the building is pretty and very serene but that's all. Around the area cats have been left to breed uncontrolled which is a shame in this day and age. The views of the salt flats are pretty special.

Thank Gillian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This shrine is on the west bank of the Salt Lake. Hala Sultan was the wife of Ubada bin Al-Samit who led the first invasion by sea of muslims. Her tomb is behind the mosque wall of the qibla. There are also four other tombs...More

Thank Sandra E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is isolated, free from noise and close to Larnaca airport. Read some history so you'll enjoy. Feel the serenity / calmness at the place. Usually not crowded unless some group tour. So you can just sit and relax at a corner. Must respect...More

Thank Yousuf K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The setting on the salt lake is bar far the most interesting and beautiful part of visiting this site. The area around the building needs some work, just general landscaping and clean up work, and it could be quite a gem.

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is located very close to larnaca airport and just by the salt lake outside Larnaka.you need to have a car to visit the place.it has a nice view and the salt lake is nice if it is full of water (winter time).not too much...More

Thank Reza Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a day bus trip around larnaca and this was one of the stops. The salt lake is stunning and the mosque itself is very interesting, the building and the history are interesting. Reviews stating it isn't 'ornate enough' clearly have no cultural...More

Thank Chloe2410
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Muslim mosque of Hala Sultan is located in the centre of a spectacular garden on the west bank of the Salt Lake, approximately 6 km southwest of Larnaka. It is the main Muslim pilgrimage site of Cyprus and among the most important holy places...More

1  Thank IaAnnabel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tekke is situated on the edge of the Salt Lake outside Larnaca main town ,So you can either get a bus or drive . But please be careful as you drive into the car park of all the cats for what used to be...More

Thank lonely2014
Reviewed 18 May 2017

situated near the airport although not that it distracts from the tranquil area hala sultan tekka sits in. the salt lake laps the shores at the eastern side, its accessible from a left hand turning off the main road duel carriageway Laranaca B4 its signposted...More

Thank castle1_10
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