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Kebir-Buyuk (Great) Mosque - Larnaka (Larnaca)
Kebir-Buyuk (Great) Mosque - Larnaka (Larnaca)

The Kebir (Buyuk) mosque is possibly the first Ottoman mosque in Cyprus, and was originally a Catholic church dedicated to St. Catherine in the 13th - 14th century, before its conversion.

The oldest reference of its existence is found in a 1747 document of Bekir Pasha, creator of the Larnaka (Larnaca) aqueduct. The document specifies that a public fountain at the mosque should receive water from his aqueduct, and this public fountain still exists outside the mosque today.

Region: Larnaka
Address: Leoforos Athinon, opposite Larnaka Medieval Fort
GPS coordinates: Lat: 34.910544 Lon: 33.637248
Operating Hours: Any reasonable hour providing there is no prayer.
Operating Period: All year round.
Entrance Fee: Free
  Opening and closing times as well as entrance fees, are subject to alterations without notice. Visitors are advised to check before visiting.
 

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