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Banya Bashi Mosque

pluven kompleksMaria Luiza, Sofia 1164, Bulgaria
+359-2-981-6001
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  • Very good36%
  • Average27%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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pluven kompleksMaria Luiza, Sofia 1164, Bulgaria
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+359-2-981-6001
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the temple that you should visit. In each corner of the square you can find one from one different religion. If you are a woman remember cover your head your shoulders and your legs. Sinan built it. Uno de los templos que deberías...More

Thank juditharanega
Reviewed 1 week ago

I haven't seen much mosques in my life so this one was really interesting. Old mosque right in the center of Bulgarian capital, just next to the sinagogue.

Thank yegorb306
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An imposing and beautifully decorated 450 year old mosque in central Sofia built over an "old" Roman bath house.

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

outside and inside. One is definitely drawn to it. It is a large open space inside and peaceful and serene........passed it frequently on our walks around the city.

Thank morewierd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The oldest functional Mosque in Bulgaria Shows Ottoman power and at one time centre of attraction in Sofia more than 500 years old

Thank Muhammad J
Reviewed 14 July 2017

It's a quiet and serene place. I was welcomed in and was able to view all parts of the building, speak to local people and take photos.

Thank Tozomul A
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Last year the mosque had scaffolding up. Yesterday it was sparking, newly restored. Inside is a large open space, carpeted and rolls of prayer mats. The ceiling has beautiful Arabic designs and script. The iron fence has finials in the shape of crescents and the...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This mosque was designed by the leading Ottoman architect Sinan. It's small, but perfectly proportioned, and beautifully restored inside with stained glass windows. Open to the public outside prayer hours with friendly staff ready to answer questions.

Thank ChrisfromLondon
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This attractive brick mosque is located opposite the Bath Houses and close to Serdika metro station. I didn't go in as people were arriving to worship at the time I was there and I didn't want to intrude. For entering any mosque you should remove...More

Thank FearfulFlyer2
Reviewed 31 May 2017

It is defenitly worth it to visit this Mosque. I think the inside is very beautiful, especially the ceiling.

Thank Milou M
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