Gjin Aleksi's Mosque

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Gjin Aleksi's Mosque
Native name
Albanian: Xhamia e Gjin Aleksit
Moschee Rusan.JPG
Location Rusan near Delvinë
Coordinates 39°57′06″N 20°04′35″E / 39.9518°N 20.0764°E / 39.9518; 20.0764Coordinates: 39°57′06″N 20°04′35″E / 39.9518°N 20.0764°E / 39.9518; 20.0764

Gjin Aleksi's Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia e Gjin Aleksit) is a 15th century mosque in the village of Rusan, near Delvinë, Albania. It is a Cultural Monument of Albania.[1] The mosque is distinguished for the high quality of acoustics that is obtained through casks that are strategically placed in holes in the walls.[2]


  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. ^ Hoxha, Ermir. "Në kompleksin islamik të Delvinës". Retrieved 2011-01-16.