Mosque of Umm Haram

Local nameHala Sultan Tekke

Hala Sultan Tekke or the Mosque of Umm Haram is a Muslim mosque on the west bank of Larnaca Salt Lake, in Larnaca, Cyprus . Umm Haram was the wife of Ubada bin al-Samit, a companion of the Prophet Muhammed.Hala Sultan Tekke complex is composed of a mosque, mausoleum, minaret, cemetery, and living quarters for men and women. The term tekke applies to a building designed specifically for gatherings of a Sufi brotherhood, or tariqa, and may have referred to an earlier feature of the location. The present-day complex, open to all and not belonging to a single religious movement, lies in a serene setting on the shores of the Larnaca Salt Lake, which appears to be an important site also in prehistory. Hala Sultan Tekke is a listed Ancient Monument.

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Opening hours

Mid-Sep - mid-Apr:
Daily: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Mid-Apr - mid-Sep:
Daily: 8:30 am - 7:30 pm



More information and contact


More information

Address 7499, Cyprus

Coordinates 34°53'7.513" N 33°36'35.373" E

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