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Kasaba or Tsarsi Mosque ,Genisea

Georgios Tsigaras
Source: C.E.T.I./R.C. Athena
© Region of Eastern Macedonia & Thrace
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LOCATION:It is located in Genisea near the central square behind the Moustafa Mosque.

THE MONUMENT:In that big mosque there are folkloric elements which remind us the architecture of the tobacco warehouses.The spacious michrab is made with local stone with embossed decoration, the monumental entrance which leads from the antechamber to the main prayer area is made with the same material.At the lintel there used to be an inscription which is now kept in the Moustafa Pasha mosque.According to this inscription the today's building was built after the 1873's fire on the remains of the previous one.The high minaret, which was constructed from local hacked stones.