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Vlore, Albania
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

An architecturally beautifully designed Mosque which looks extra special with dawn light on it. The door was open but I a. felt I was not dressed properly and b. was not sure if it was the right thing to do to go inside so I...More

Thank MagElise
Reviewed 7 June 2018

as an ex-ottoman region, and still muslim country in big percentage, this historical mosque catch your attention during your walk in the city

Thank myania
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Close to main sights and historic core of the city, Muradie Mosque is worth a few mins of anyone's time (not least to escape the thunderstorms). Across the road House of Ismail Bej Vlora, This tiny Mosque is an erstwhile reminder of Albanians complicated history...More

Thank TheMarshal84
Reviewed 8 December 2017

The imam came to tell us about the history of the mosque and the people who worshipped there. The architect of this mosque was Sinan who also designed the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.

Thank TravellerGillian
Reviewed 28 October 2017

When visiting the monument of independence in Vlore, don't miss to visit this very close mosque and to take some photos.

Thank nevenjerkovic
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Perfectly preserved and good-looking. I recommend a visit. Unfortunately, there were no signs that tell a little more about the mosque.

Thank NikolayT117
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Muradie Mosque is an example of Ottoman rule in Albania, being built at its very beginning in 1537, what makes it the oldest mosque in the country. It is in contrast to surroundings, which are relatively new.

Thank Lukas O
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It is the symbol of a Mosque as an islamic temple constructed during the Ottoman invasion with stones of a Roman cemetery with Hellenic epigraphy.

Thank 1ALB-WCTR2016
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The decorative brickwork is very beautiful - even more beautiful, maybe, now that it's so old and mellowed, than it was when it was new. It's very reminiscent of the brickwork of the walls of a tiny old church in the middle of Korce, and...More

Thank ELear
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Few steps from the centre and monument of independence a nice mosque from second half of the 16th century. It is one of hthe few who survived the communist era, when Albania was officially declared to be an atheist state and a lot of churches...More

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Beadin R
3 August 2018|
Response from TheMarshal84 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but it is open to the public (especially on rainy days). Very welcoming place and the staff are very happy to tell you the history of this charming little Mosque. Entry Free.