Fatih Mosque, Durrës

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Xhamia e Fatihut
Xhamia e Fatihut.jpg
Built 1502

The Fatih Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia e Fatihut) is a Cultural Monument of Albania, located in Durrës. It was built in 1502 and named after the Ottoman Turkish Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror (Sulltan Mehmet Fatihu). Closed by the Communist authorities, it became a cultural monument in 1973.[1] Its minaret was torn down but rebuilt in a more simple style after the Communist dictatorship had ended.


  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. 

Coordinates: 41°18′40″N 19°26′45″E / 41.31111°N 19.44583°E / 41.31111; 19.44583