Sailor Mosque in Ulcinj - Montenegro

 

Xhamia e Detarëve

Sailor's Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia e Detarëve) is an important landmark in Ulcinj, Montenegro. The mosque served also as a lighthouse. In 1880 Ulcinj was occupied by Great Power forces and had been given to Principality of Montenegro. After World War I Montenegro was part of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. In 1931 the military of Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes demolished the mosque with the pretext "that was inappropriate for that place". After 81 years the mosque was rebuilt by private investors from Alanya, Turkey with the orientation of Islamic Union of Montenegro and the Municipality of Ulcinj.

In 4th November 2013 a lightning partially damaged the top of the minaret.;

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Address: Xhamia e Detarëve
Ulcinjskih moreplovaca, Ulcinj 85360, Montenegro

Map for Xhamia e Detarëve

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