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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  • Beautiful mosque, visited. There is a small park with lush tangerine or orange trees. Wonderful fragrance. In the parking lot, hundreds of cats! If I knew they had seized food ... But wishing still treat cats: careful! They are all running with! Entertaining spectacle, but many cats sick, who eyes who have wool. Feel sorry for them!
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  • It's a bit out of the way but worth dropping into. The first thing which is not unusual for Cyprus is the hords of felines lounging around the mosque or drinking water from the dripping taps. The mosq...  more »
  • A very beautiful and quiet place, good just to sit down and think about life, and there are a lot of cats!) for Muslims, this is a very famous place in weekend very much people
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  • I've given 4 stars, because the entire place is nice to visit and definitely for Muslims people the mosque means a lot! Indeed, there are a lot of cats. A colony. It's ok that people feed them and take care of them. But could be creepy to see a lot of cats... during the winter, we can see flamingos in the salt lake.
  • Nice walk along the salt lake to reach the mosque. You will have the possibility to visit inside if you dress accordingly.
  • Very nicely maintained and clean historic mosque with a very interesting story found on the internet. Advise visitors to check the story and the rock story before visiting.
  • Very nice inside, but outside is full of cats and the smell is present, you can see it, almost. This destination must not be missed if you are in Larnaca. I love cats.
  • Take the lovely walk by the Salt Lake to reach it and you won t regret it. The views are awesome. Been there in February and we saw the Flamingos. The mosque cannot be visited, you can only see it from the outside.
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