Iljaz Mirahori Mosque in Korce - Albania


Iljaz Mirahori Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia e Iljaz Mirahorit) is a historic mosque in Korçë, Albania. History

It was built in 1494 by Iljaz Hoxha (also known as Iljaz Bey Mirahori), who was a veteran of the Istanbul Conquest and the city-founder of Korçë. on the foundations of an existing church, then called dedicated to Saint Paraskevi (Kisha e Shën e Premtes). With its minaret being torn down during the Communist dictatorship, the Iliaz Mirahor mosque was declared a religious Cultural Monument of Albania. After the end of Communist rule in the 1990s, the minaret was rebuilt in 2014. The Ottoman Clock Tower of Korçë in front of the mosque was also rebuilt. ;


Iliaz Bej Mirahori Mosque
Rruga Floresha Myteveli 12,
Korçë, Albania

Iliaz Bej Mirahori Mosque

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