King Mosque, Berat

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King Mosque
Native name
Albanian: Xhamia Mbret
Berat - King Mosque.JPG
Location Berat, Albania
Coordinates 40°42′20″N 19°57′08″E / 40.7056°N 19.9521°E / 40.7056; 19.9521Coordinates: 40°42′20″N 19°57′08″E / 40.7056°N 19.9521°E / 40.7056; 19.9521
Built 1492


The King Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia e Mbretit), also known as the Sultan's Mosque (Xhamia e Sulltanit) or Sultan Bayezid Mosque, is a mosque and a Cultural Monument of Albania, located in Berat. It was built in the 15th century by the Ottoman sultan Bayezid II for the local Albanian population.[1] The mosque became a Cultural Monument in 1948.[2]

Xhamia Mbret në Berat

Pamje nga pjesa jugore e Xhamisë Mbret të Berait

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beratculture. "Xhamia Mbret". Retrieved 7 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "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.