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Sinan Pasa Mosque

28 Mehmet Celebi Sokak, Ammochostos, Famagusta, Cyprus
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Another church converted into a mosque.

The former Church of Sts Peter & Paul was transformed into a mosque after the capture of the city... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda W
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
Good to visit

Even as a Christian we found this an interesting place to visit, steeped in history and in a... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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28 Mehmet Celebi Sokak, Ammochostos, Famagusta, Cyprus
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The former Church of Sts Peter & Paul was transformed into a mosque after the capture of the city by the Turks in 1571. It is quite an interesting building architecturally, though it is closed to the public.

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Even as a Christian we found this an interesting place to visit, steeped in history and in a pleasant location with cafés, restaurants nearby it is well worth a visit

Thank JednSasha
Reviewed 17 October 2017

unfortunately closed so we didn't see the interior. externally an impressive old building especially the arched supporting buttresses.

Thank KS&HC
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This was one of the old gothic church in the city of famagusta. It's been turned to a mosque. Not very mutch to see on the inside. Outside it's looking as a European gothic church.

Thank Magnusigbg
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

It was closed and not allowed to enter the mosque due to conflicts regarding to whom it belongs according to a Cyprus worker in the nearby coffee shop. Though the outside building is very beautiful to see. Some of the pictures in this page showing...More

Thank Abeer M
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited the cathedral of St. Nicholas as part of a pre arranged tour purchased through our Thomson's rep called the Spirit of Famagusta. As it is a Mosque now you can only enter if you remove your shoes and all women...More

Thank 00-blondie-1981
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
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