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05.02.2006
Chouriet Mosque ,Xanthi

Georgios Tsigaras
Source: C.E.T.I./R.C. Athena
© Region of Eastern Macedonia & Thrace
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LOCATION:This mosque is located at the entrance of the town, in 28th October street and it is called Atic mosque or Chouriet Mosque.The muslem residents who live in Chatzistavros district go there.This district is also called Milliet Machalesi.The mosque was probably built in the early 20th century.

The monument:It is a rectangular stone -built building (13*10m) with a tiled roof.Its entrance is on the north west of the michrab which is located on the south-east.It is decorated with baroque bands and designs.The loft is wooden and the balcony is Π-shaped.The minaret is located on the west side of the facade, it is free from the mosque and its balcony is octagon.