Gurgi Mosque, Tripoli

4.7
#8 of 18 in Historic Sites in Libya
See Moroccan stone carvings, floral motifs, and colorful tilework at Gurgi Mosque. This mosque was the last one built by the Ottomans during their rule in 19th century. See incredible carvings on domes, and don't miss the one above the prayer tower with floral designs facing Mecca. Although small, the mosque boasts Turkish architectural style combined with interior artwork. While going through the main hall, look for ceramic Tunisian tiles and Italian marble pillars. The mosque also features the tombs of commissioner Mustafa Gurgi and his family. Take a look at our Tripoli trip itinerary builder site to schedule your visit to Gurgi Mosque and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Karamanli mosque, Gurgie mosque together with just a few hundred meters from each other are the most important mosques of medina tripolina. Both are decorated richly decorated Islamic style, with colourful majolica tiles, stucco and wooden carvings. precious chandeliers, plush carpets and decorated columns shinies ... decorated with precious chandeliers, plush carpets and shimmering columns. The Gurgi, octagonal minaret; is the highest among the minarets citizens, and the only one with two rows of balconies overlooking larco of Marcus Aurelius are silent logos to visit slowly to enjoy every corner of Muslim culture. This corner of Tripoli with Gurgi mosque, the Roman Arch of Marcus Aurelius and the mosque Is one of the most evocative of Tripoli's Abdel Wahab. Currently given the situation many furnishings and nimbar were taken off and secured.
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  • a must when visiting the sites of Tripoli. It was not open for a visit indoors unfortunately, but from the outside still magnificent.  more »
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  • Nice Beautiful mosque
  • Good and clean
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