List of mosques in Albania

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This is a list of the main mosques and tekkes in Albania.[1]

Mosques[edit]

740 mosques were destroyed by communist authorities in 1967 when state atheism was first introduced in the country.[2]

IslamSymbol.svg Ottoman mosques
# Name Location Year Builder Image
1 Et'hem Bey Mosque
Xhamia e Et'hem Beut
Tirana
41°19′40″N 19°49′9″E / 41.32778°N 19.81917°E / 41.32778; 19.81917
1819-21 Molla Bey Tirana, Ethem-beyova mešita II.jpg
2 Mirahori Mosque
Xhamia e Mirahorit
Korçë
40°36′57″N 20°36′41″E / 40.61583°N 20.61139°E / 40.61583; 20.61139
1494 Ilyas Bey Korçë - Mirahor-Moschee 1c.jpg
3 Muradie Mosque
Xhamia e Muradies
Vlorë
40°28′09″N 19°29′27″E / 40.46904°N 19.49093°E / 40.46904; 19.49093
1542 Moschee Vlora.jpg
4 Lead Mosque
Xhamia e Plumbit
Berat
40°42′16″N 19°57′19″E / 40.7045°N 19.9554°E / 40.7045; 19.9554
1554 Ahmet Uzgurliu LEAD MOSQUE IN DOWNTOWN BERAT, ALBANIA.jpg
5 Bachelors' Mosque
Xhamia e Beqarëve
Berat
40°42′17″N 19°57′00″E / 40.70468°N 19.95005°E / 40.70468; 19.95005
1828 Berat - Beqar Moschee 1a.jpg
6 Bazaar Mosque
Xhamia e Pazarit
Gjirokastër
40°4′26″N 20°8′17″E / 40.07389°N 20.13806°E / 40.07389; 20.13806
1757 Memi Pasha Gjirokastër Mosque - Mosques in Albania.jpg
7 King Mosque
Xhamia Mbret
Elbasan
41°06′50″N 20°04′52″E / 41.11389°N 20.08111°E / 41.11389; 20.08111
1482-85 Bayezid II Elbasan - Mbret-Moschee 1 Minarett.jpg
8 Naziresha Mosque
Xhamia e Nazireshës
Elbasan
41°06′19″N 20°05′11″E / 41.10528°N 20.08639°E / 41.10528; 20.08639
1599 Naziresha Elbasan - Naziresha Mosque (by Pudelek).JPG
9 Lead Mosque
Xhamia e Plumbit
Shkodër
42°02′47″N 19°29′58″E / 42.0465°N 19.4995°E / 42.0465; 19.4995
1773 Mehmed Bushati 2013-10-03 Lead Mosque, Shkodër 0209.jpg
10 Gjin Aleksi Mosque
Xhamia e Gjin Aleksit
Delvinë
39°57′06″N 20°04′35″E / 39.9518°N 20.0764°E / 39.9518; 20.0764
15th century Moschee Rusan.JPG

Tekkes[edit]

The regime also destroyed 530 tekkes, tombs and mausoleums.

IslamSymbol.svg Sufi tekkes
# Name Location Year Builder Image
1 Halveti Tekke
Teqeja e Helvetive
Berat 1782 Ahmet Kurt Pasha Halveti Teqe Berat.jpg
2 Dollma Tekke
Teqeja e Dollmës
Krujë 1789 Dollma Family Pamje e jashtme nga Teqeja e Dollmes, Kruje.JPG
3 Frashër Tekke
Teqeja e Frashërit
Përmet 1815 Nasibi Tahir Babai Teqe of Frashër - Mapillary (xBfC8aYNkqSGJl5Wg2Avng).jpg
4 Martanesh Tekke[3]
Teqeja e Martaneshit
Bulqizë 1779 Adem Aga Toptani
5 Backë Tekke
Teqeja e Backës
Skrapar 1870 Builders were from
Gostivisht and Kolonjë.
6 Melan Tekke
Teqeja e Melanit
Libohovë 1800 Baba Aliu Teqeja e Melanit.jpg
7 Qesarakë Tekke
Teqeja e Qesarakës
Ersekë 1620 Haxhi Baba Horosani
8 Turan Tekke
Teqeja e Turanit
Korçë 1827
9 Zall Tekke
Teqeja e Zallit
Gjirokastër 1780 Sejid Asim Babai
10 Kapaj Tekke
Teqeja e Kapajt
Mallakastër 1901 Baba Selmani

See also[edit]

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