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Tzisdarakis Mosque (o Moschea della Fontana di sotto)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place in the Monastiraki square to take some good photos. Easy to access from the square. Many attractions also around.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nick H
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

This is very old beautiful mosque built by the Turkish rulers.The architecture is old and beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This monument is in the center of Monastiraki. Outside is really impressive, but inside is nothing special and quite dirty. Better save money and time to see something different. The city and the around is full with better places to see.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vasilis_Vl
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

"Tzisdarakis Mosque", is situated in the city center of Athens, in Monastiraki square, one of the most dense populated areas of Athens. Beautiful building and as you are already in this area, why not? A few words about it.... The mosque was built in 1759,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank RoremusM
Reviewed 30 July 2018

If you're in Greece you have to see all the historic sights. There are hundreds of beautiful churches which are all a must see, especially if you're Greek Orthodox. They are all unique and beautiful.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Vicar_of_Dibley
Reviewed 1 May 2018

You cannot miss this building when in Monastiraki square. It seems almost a little out of place but is interesting as it has been preserved and demonstrates a different edge to the typical Ancient Greek architecture in the area.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Tom J
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Sadly missed the opportunity to visit inside the museum, the mosque and the Hadrian's library closes at 3PM.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank MFD_1980
Reviewed 8 August 2017

You cannot miss this mosque as it is right next to the Monastiraki station. It has been preserved by letting it function as a mosque. The minaret is no longer present but the signs around it let you know that it is a mosque. Inside...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank SA312
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This mosque is unusual, in that it is quite uncommon to see such buildings in Athens, and the fact it has been preserved. It is in the heart of Monastiraki and right next to some very significant archaeological remains. It was built in 1759 by...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 7 September 2016

There is an archeological site that the entry is to the right of Tzisdarakis Mosque. It shows how how many different influences Athens went though in past 10,000 years and more remarkable what too place in Athens within the last 3,000 years.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank drink50fifty
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Monastiraki is a souvenir-hunting enclave with a
difference. Apart from the dramatic backdrop of the
Acropolis, its network of alleys and pedestrianized
streets surround the remains of both the Greek and
Roman agoras, adding the quaint concept that this is
where the ancients also came to shop. Named after the
tiny monastery church at its center, Monastiraki
Square is a lively spot by day or night, with street
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