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Banya Bashi Mosque

pluven kompleksMaria Luiza, Sofia 1164, Bulgaria
+359 2 981 6001
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+359 2 981 6001
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is quite alot of construction going on, so it doesn't look very pleasing. However was able to enter to have a look inside. There is also work going on inside and though it is simple, it is beautiful. As there were people praying, I...More

Thank doofvfood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is being renovated. Still a great place to visit, but rather small inside. Think it gets busy on Friday prayers.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The mosque is from 1567, built during Ottoman rule. It is well preserved and still an active place of worship. The architecture is simple (square hall with circular dome), but beautiful. The masonry visible in the front facade is remarkable. Inside the decoration is in...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Prayers were still ongoing inside the mosque when we arrived and a pleasant young man at the gate told us we could go in when they ended in about five minutes. There were quite a few tourists standing inside the gate but outside of the...More

Thank Molloy06
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The mosque's ceiling is stunning, apart from that there's not a whole lot to see. To enter you must take your shoes off, and cover hair and shoulders if you're a woman, but at the door they provide cloaks (they smell of BO, but there's...More

Thank jjjk896
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I am really not an expert in mosques, so I can't really compare, but I found this one very beautiful and peaceful. It is sober, but the colours are really beautiful. Don't forget to have a scarf to cover your head.

Thank CXuor
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

One of the temple that you should visit. In each corner of the square you can find one from one different religion. If you are a woman remember cover your head your shoulders and your legs. Sinan built it. Uno de los templos que deberías...More

Thank juditharanega
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I haven't seen much mosques in my life so this one was really interesting. Old mosque right in the center of Bulgarian capital, just next to the sinagogue.

Thank yegorb306
Reviewed 31 July 2017

An imposing and beautifully decorated 450 year old mosque in central Sofia built over an "old" Roman bath house.

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 30 July 2017

outside and inside. One is definitely drawn to it. It is a large open space inside and peaceful and serene........passed it frequently on our walks around the city.

Thank morewierd
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