Muradie Mosque

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Muradie Mosque
Native name
Albanian: Xhamia e Muradies
2011 Wlora, Meczet Murada 01.JPG
Location Vlorë
Coordinates 40°28′09″N 19°29′27″E / 40.469049°N 19.490932°E / 40.469049; 19.490932Coordinates: 40°28′09″N 19°29′27″E / 40.469049°N 19.490932°E / 40.469049; 19.490932
Built 1557
Architect Mimar Sinan
Reference no. X1364

The Muradie Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia e Muradies) is a Cultural Monument of Albania, located in Vlorë.[1] This mosque was built in 1537 by the famous Ottoman Turkish architect Mimar Sinan during the rulership of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent.

The mosque is located in downtown Vlora on a central square, surrounded on all four sides with roads. It is located on west of Sadik Zotaj, south of Lef Sallata and east of Papa Kristo Negovani roads.

The structure consists of the main building and the minaret. The former is about 10 to 11 square meters while the minaret has a length of 18 metres.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Religious buildings with the "Culture Monument" status". Republic of Albania National Committee for Cult. Retrieved October 28, 2010.