Bachelors' Mosque

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Bachelors' Mosque
Native name
Albanian: Xhamia e Beqarëve
Xhamia e Beqareve Berat.jpg
Location Berat
Coordinates 40°42′17″N 19°57′00″E / 40.704689°N 19.950051°E / 40.704689; 19.950051Coordinates: 40°42′17″N 19°57′00″E / 40.704689°N 19.950051°E / 40.704689; 19.950051
Built 1828
Designated 1961
Reference no. X0088

The Bachelors' Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia e Beqarëve), formerly the Sylejman Pasha Mosque, is a Cultural Monument of Albania, located in Berat. It became a Cultural Monument in 1961.[1]

The mosque is located in the lower Mangalem neighborhood. It has two floors and arcades on three sides of it. The minaret of the mosque is low. The paintings inside the mosque date from the years 1927-1928.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Religious buildings with the "Culture Monument" status". Republic of Albania National Committee for Cult. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved October 28, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Xhamia e Beqarëve shek. XIX" (in Albanian). Berat Kulture. Retrieved September 21, 2010. [permanent dead link]