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The mosque of Faik Passas

In the region of Arta at the road to Grammenitsa, at the location Marati, there is the magnificent turkish monument “Mosque of Faik Passas”. This mosque was bulit in the end of the 15th century by Faik Passas, the fisrt administator of Arta. From the many turkish mosques of the region of Arta, is the one which is the most wellpreserved today.

It was built on the ruins of the Church of St. Ioannis. The materials that there were used, were stolen by the monuments of Arta and Nicopoli. The external decoration has jagged walls. At this place Faik Passas was for 40 years imam of the mosque and after his death he was buried in its yard. The mosque was reconstructed on the 19th century. Nowadays at the place of the mosque there is a christina church of St. Ioannis the Russian. Despite the abandonment of the mosque still remains its majesty. The region owes its name (Marati), to a nearby orphanage which its turkish word is “imaret“.