Hala Sultan Tekke, Larnaca

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See Hala Sultan Tekke, an Islamic complex with a mosque, mausoleum, and a cemetery located alongside a salt lake. The cemetery dates back to the Bronze Age, two millennia BCE. According to popular belief, the remains of the Prophet Mohammed's foster mother also lies at the site. For that reason, it is considered one the highly sacred Muslim shrines of the world. Admire the pristine setting of the lake and the complex's subtropical landscape. To visit Hala Sultan Tekke and other attractions in Larnaca, use our Larnaca tour app .
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  • Wonderful and soothing place. One of the few open for visitors to mosques. Enchanting location on the shore of Salt Lake. When the mosque there is a shelter for homeless cats.
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  • In principle, and we went to the mosque not to look at her. Daughter loves, decided to surprise her. But this day was a great holiday in Cyprus and almost all grocery stores were closed. And we like to buy food for cats. With a proved to be only a banger, but it sufficed to daughter surrounded more than a hundred raznoshestnyh and colorful cats and cats. The child was in shock, and we with the wife too. Very cool. Photo exclusively more than 5 MB, the attach fails everything nasnimali and was still and video "feeding".
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  • Nice Mosque with stong historical conections with the prophet Muhammad. You should google it, pretty solid story.  more »
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  • Beautiful mosque set in the most beautiful location, right on the edge of a salt lake. As the sun sets you can see the reflection of the mosque in the lake. There's an aura of calm in and around the grounds of the mosque, a most surreal feeling indeed.
  • Nice Mosque with a great placement near the Larnaca Salt Lake. It also has some ruins of an old placement on the left extremity of the inner courtyard. You can stop before reaching the Mosque in a small parking place near the road, where you can take pictures of the Mosque and maybe some flamingo birds (from October to May).
  • Very interesting place to see while you're on Cyprus. It is a nicely located mosque with free entrance and historical site near by. Check out how many cats are walking near the car parking area, you'll be amazed by this 😃
  • Only walked around the outside but it is a strangely beautiful area. Would love to see the flamingos on the lake one day.
  • I visited it just before sunset and it was a great time, as it's by a lake which is a nice walk in the evening. Park your car at thr lot by the lake just when you start seeing the mosque and take the lake side footpath there, as when you drive all the way up there you probably won't see this lakeside walk. Lots of cats everywhere - if you like cats it might be useful to bring food and water for them as they look under eaten and very slim. I saw loads of dry cat food there though which they didnt seem to like but didn't spot any water.
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