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Sinan Pasa Mosque

28 Mehmet Celebi Sokak, Ammochostos, Famagusta, Cyprus
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The medival church

One of the ancient churches in the walled city of Famagusta. Actually it was bulit as a church... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
Sirin S
,
Kyrenia
Interesting building but no access inside!

One of several old churches that have converted to a mosque. The exterior was very similar to... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2016
CalBristol
,
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent33%
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  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
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12 Dec 2016
“The medival church”
12 Jun 2016
“Interesting building but no access inside!”
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28 Mehmet Celebi Sokak, Ammochostos, Famagusta, Cyprus
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

One of the ancient churches in the walled city of Famagusta. Actually it was bulit as a church which was named St. Peter &St. Paul church. Later on converted into a mosque and named it Sinan Pasha Mosque during the Ottoman period. Once it was...More

Thank Sirin S
Reviewed 12 June 2016

One of several old churches that have converted to a mosque. The exterior was very similar to church buildings in Europe but it was not possible to gain access to the inside.

Thank CalBristol
Reviewed 17 April 2016

What a pit a lovely Cathedral building like this is not used for the purpose it was built. We did line up outside to go in but it was Friday Prayers and the guide kept us in pouring tropical rain, so most people left without...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This cathedral was very central but closed to the public to the inside there is a tomb beside the cathedral odd shaped with arabic writing its from the ottoman empire,,,,

Thank Nialltr
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Peeping through the door and wishing we coukd go inside. Everywhere you turn in Famagusta there's something to see. This is worth stopping by for a while. Look at the details.

Thank kehk
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Church of Saints Peter and Paul, now known as Sinan Pasha Mosque was built around 1359 and is the third largest church in Famagusta. The three portals at the front are very small and simple compared to the size of the church. On the other...More

Thank Putovanja Z
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Originally the Chırch of St. Peter and St. Paul, this building was converted into a mosque during the Ottoman Rule. Its architecture is really impressive. Nowadays its yard serves as a parking area and hence it's quite hard to take a nice photo of it.

Thank Murat D
Reviewed 20 January 2015

St. Peter's church or called Sinan pasha mosque now, it is a beautiful stone building from very old times. you cant see interior it is closed. take a walk around, it will resemble you the churches in France especially.

Thank Fethi F
Reviewed 4 November 2014

This is the Sinan Cathedral of St Paul's as the signs around mention has been left as a landmark of an old church and possibly named after both apostles that came to preach to Cyprus. A wonderful site to visit with its vast strong structure...More

Thank MuhammadDudha
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Gazimagusa (Famagusta), the second largest city in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus). In the old „walled city“ We can see and visit a lot of medieval buildings (or their rests) in the old “walled city”, mostly in the gothic or byzantine style, some of them...More

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