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Ways to Experience Selimiye Mosque
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This former Cathedral now Mosque is very close to the border crossing from the south to the North in Nicosia. It is a must see when in the Turkish quarter on the city.

Thank Nicholas F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a quick look inside and it was quite interesting but I never been in a mosque so for someone who been before it will be boring.

Thank Adam K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great to visit if you want to see the historical beauty of this part of Nicosia. Really impressive building

Thank Klaudija G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Came across this mosque by accident a few mins across the border.Prayers were being said at the time so unable to go inside, although respectfully not particularly elaborate

Thank steve00167
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

its a gothic cathedral converted into mosque. Pictures, saints and statues are all removed. a quite place.

Thank bergerts
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Former Catholic church converter into a mosque by the Ottomans. The exterior still has the gothic decoration. Interior is very stark. You need about 5 min.

Thank ComeflywithmeFlorida
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Big and old mousque Nice to visit and see some Islamic architecture and heritage And can pray there And take some photos

Thank Azizalkhoori
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Viewed from the outside this is another fine religious building in the Northern Cyprus region of Nicosia. Formally a cathedral, it has been converted into a mosque, and is still in use today. There are scarves and skirts at the entrance that the females can...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful ancient biulding, situatef in the old centet of Nicisia (turkish sector). Initially a christian cathedral, converted in mosque by turkish conquerers. A really great piece of architecture.

Thank Emi M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A good walk to the Mosque. A pleasant, quiet place of worship to visit. An architecture reflective of its Christian and Islamic background.

Thank Penfold-on-BakerSt
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21 February 2015|
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Response from Deniz C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kate, when I was in North Cyprus few months ago I have not encountered any problems with opening and closing hours of main tourist attractions. Universal rules apply.