King Mosque

One of the main mosques in the city of Berat, it is part of the Islamic Center complex and was built by Sultan Bayezid II in the late 15th century . It consists of the prayer hall, the porch and the minaret. In the prayer hall the massively painted ceiling, the mihrab on the end wall and the pulpit on the right side form a decorative structure. In the center of the ceiling are rosettes with inscriptions of various Qur'anic sayings. A frieze below the ceiling contains 99 beautiful names of Allah.

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Key Features

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Visitors information

  • Café within 500m

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Bachelor's Mosque

This mosque built in 1928 was formerly known as the Sylejman Pasha Mosque. It is listed as a culutral heritage site of Albania. Its frescoes on the interior also date from the 1920s.