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One of the nicer mosques in Albania

The king mosque, teqe and sort of caravanserai where the dervishes stayed, for part of the medieval... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Katrien S
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Ghent, Belgium
worth the visit

One of three mosques in the center of Berat, this is the oldest and most important. Nice artwork... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
LMOverby
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Columbia, Missouri
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

We were lucky enough to have a guide with us who was able to arrange entry to the mosque and tell us about its history. A beautiful place.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank VictorGee
Reviewed 6 June 2018

The king mosque, teqe and sort of caravanserai where the dervishes stayed, for part of the medieval city of Berat. Except of the last, they can be easily visited. The guide doesn´t speak English, but tries really hard to explain, and with my Spanish, it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I attended Friday prayers at this mosque in the center of Berat. There was a small crowd in attendance, mostly elderly men. The sermon was rather fiery but, unfortunately, I don't speak Albanian so don't know exactly what was said. Everyone was very friendly and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Aidan P
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This mosque is close to the teke and a visit is included in the Lek100 price. The guide for both places speaks Albanian and Italian. He is very friendly and uses hand gestures which, together with my very limited Italian (from being a musician and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

One of three mosques in the center of Berat, this is the oldest and most important. Nice artwork inside and out.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank LMOverby
Reviewed 18 June 2017

A beautiful building with a very welcoming caretaker who told us part of the history. She mostly spoke Italian but we understood enough to take it in. You are allowed to take photos and stay as long as you like.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Maria K
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Not terribly memorable now I am getting used to seeing old mosques. I was happy that it was open (take off your shoes of course), no-one fusses if a tourist or two shares it with those doing prayers. I liked the painted ceiling.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jincognito
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Built in the 1400s and restored over 100 years ago. There is a caretaker who explains the history in Albanian. Lovely

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Gary L
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The King Mosque is actually the centre of a complex of religious buildings which date back to the end of the fifteenth century. As such, they are some of the oldest Islamic buildings in Albania. The King Mosque has some attractive murals on its ceiling,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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