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Well kept building

Well renovated mosque, not seen a lot in Greece. Large dome and beautiful symmetry. Display inside... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Rita B
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London, United Kingdom
Unexpected perfect!

Art of the east, deep knowledge of engineering, not yet valued as deserved from the west, but yet... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
summer2017guide
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Patras, Greece
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Well renovated mosque, not seen a lot in Greece. Large dome and beautiful symmetry. Display inside interesting. Set in nice gardens by the river

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Art of the east, deep knowledge of engineering, not yet valued as deserved from the west, but yet well studied as well as presented from the city of Trikala!

Thank summer2017guide
Reviewed 12 January 2018

this is the most well maintained mosque in whole Greece.The whole park surrounding it is very nice.Next to a beautiful spot on the riverside

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

A beautiful Ottoman architectural site that was redeveloped in a glorious way! Definitely worths a visit! This Mosque was named Koursoum due to its dome, as koursoum in Turkish means heavy. Worths a visit as it has a beautiful Mihrab and was designed from Mimar...More

Thank PanosMatz
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The most interesting in this story is the mosque was designed by Sinan Aga, who was born a Christian. Its architectural style is heavily influenced by Constantinople St. Sophia Cathedral. Sinan is one of the most significant architects of the Ottoman Empire, but here erroneously...More

1  Thank Nikolai M
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Not just an old Mosque but also a museum of locally found artefacts and a history of Ancient Greek inventions with models from designs by Archimedes and his contempories. The museum curators are very helpful and informed helping to make any visit interesting for their...More

1  Thank GFYorkshire
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Peaceful & Unique Place , the lady inside is so nice she speaks English well and she have good knowledge of the place should Visit and see greek culture

Thank Теймур Б
Reviewed 22 November 2014

I visited Trikala few times (my photos are from last year summertime). The Koursoum Mosque is an important architectural monument of the town. The building itself demonstrate the importance that this place used to have during the Ottoman Empire. It worth to stop and pay...More

Thank Lucian M
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Adding to previous reviews I have to add that Osman Shah ordered this mosque built because in Trikala was cured from a disease that ailed him. It is a great place to visit and see how a place like Trikala belonged both is the Ottoman...More

Thank Fotis T
Reviewed 24 May 2014

The Osman Shah Mosque or Koursoum Mosque, built in the 16th Century by architect, Minar Sinan. is the only surviving mosque in Trikala. It is also the only extant or still existing in Greece. The architecture is quite a mind-bend as the huge hemispherical dome...More

1  Thank Adi552
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