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“Nice for a quick visit”
Review of Djumaya Mosque

Djumaya Mosque
Ranked #10 of 97 things to do in Plovdiv
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

It is hard to miss the Djumaya Mosque in Plovdiv, as it dominates the Old Town square. At a glance, it may appear closed to the public, but if one pushes through the cafe and up the stairs, visits are indeed possible. The staff on the front door are welcoming, and simply ask that you remove your shoes inside the porch before entering the main hall.

There is not a lot to "see" inside, in the sense that unlike most other mosques that are open to the public there is no exhibition on Islam or similar topics. Instead, it is a fairly pleasant quiet space, where one is free to roam and explore the hall, as long as one is quiet and respectful. It really is worth a quick visit, for this reason.

Thank GandalfTheDrunk
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

This mosque is in the pedestrian street of Plovdiv, near old greek theater. You cann't miss it walking through the center of Plovdiv.

Thank nevenjerkovic
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

This huge and ancient mosque is open outside prayer times and Fridays. Inside, the mosque is painted with beautiful designs, and a large, airy space of calm and contemplation. Bulgarians speak of being "liberated" from the Ottomans, but the Ottomans left some beautiful buildings and there is a significant Turkish and Muslim population in the country to ensure they are well looked after and used as part of the community.

Thank ChrisfromLondon
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Except on a Friday it can be visited any other day. It is old and the interior is worth a look. Remember to look up at the roof!

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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The mosque is very well kept and coffee under the mosque serves delicious food af very nice tea of turkish style

Thank Seda A
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