Kapllan Pasha Tomb

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Tomb of Kapllan Pasha
Tyrbja e Kapllan Pashës
Tirana Kapllan Pasha Tomb.jpg
LocationRruga 28 Nëntori
Tirana  Albania
CoordinatesCoordinates: 41°19′40″N 19°49′18″E / 41.32778°N 19.82167°E / 41.32778; 19.82167

The Kapllan Pasha Tomb (Albanian: Tyrbja e Kapllan Pashës) is a Muslim Türbe of Albania, located in the center of Tirana.[1] It is a Cultural Monument of the first category and was so declared by the government of Albania in 1948.[2] It was built in the early 19th century, with carved stones and has an octagonal shape. The columns are made of stone, and placed also on stone bases and capitals with plant decor on the surface. The former ruler of Tirana was interned here in the 19th century, but was later repatriated back to Istanbul, Turkey.

It stood next to the Sylejman Pasha Mosque, which was destroyed during World War II[3] and is not to be confused with the Suleyman Pasha Tomb. It has recently been restored by the Municipality of Tirana.

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  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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ http://www.ba.itc.cnr.it/SOS-Tirana/info/MONUMENTAL_TOMB_KAPLLAN_PASHA.html
  3. ^ http://argophilia.com/albania/tomb-of-kaplan-pasha.html