• Denomination: Peristerona Mosque

  • District: Nicosia

  • Town/Village: Peristerona

  • Category: Mosque

  • Religion: Muslim

  • A.Monument: Yes

  • Ref#: 121

Description (Typology, Period, Actual Use)

The mosque has a rectangular plan and is built with cut stone. In front of the mosque, there are three, whereas at the north-west side only one pointed arch.The entrance door of the mosque has an arch. The mosque used to have a hipped roof but later its middle part was raised. There is a minaret at the north-west of the mosque with two balconies around it. It has got inner courtyard. At the north side of the mosque there is a hexagonal shaped water fountain.

General Conditions

Structure: Very Good

Facade: Very Good

Roof: Good

Interior: Very Good

Decoration: Very Good

Mass: Limited Addition

Humidity: Existing Mark

Comments: Humidity is visible at the low parts of the mosque.

Building Materials

Technical Details/Materials Used

Walls: Cut Stone

Roof: Tiles

Floors: Tiles

Doors: Timber/Steel

Windows: Timber/Steel


Icons: No

Hagiography: No

Michrap: Yes

Small Signs: Yes

Architect Plans

Architect Plans: No

Cadastral Elements: Village Plan 1:1250 Plot 302

Proposed Protection Measures

Repairs on external walls are required.