Kapllan Pasha Tomb

Tirana, Albania

The Kapllan Pasha Tomb was built in the early 19th century, with carved stones and has an octagonal shape. The columns are made of stone, and placed also on stone bases and capitals with plant decor on the surface. The former ruler of Tirana was interned here in the 19th century, but was later repatriated back to Istanbul, Turkey.

It stood next to the Sylejman Pasha Mosque, which was destroyed during World War II and is not to be confused with the Suleyman Pasha Tomb. It has recently been restored by the Municipality of Tirana.

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Founded: 1820
Category: Cemeteries, mausoleums and burial places in Albania

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gentian dedja (2 years ago)
Ottoman tomb
Koco Papagjoni (2 years ago)
Nice place to see and near the center
Vasken Spiru (3 years ago)
varri i Kapllan Pashës. Feudalët e mëdhenj e bënë zakon të ndërtonin tyrbe, nga të cilat sot qëndron në këmbë edhe varri monumental i Kapllan Pashë Toptanit vdekur në 1819. Dikur ajo qëndronte përballë tyrbes së Sulejman Pashë Bargjinit dhe Xhamisë së Vjetër, sot përballë monumentit të Ushtarit të Panjohur. Ajo është në formë tetëkëndëshi, mjaft interesante për kolonat monolitike, për kapitelet e silizuara korintike dhe për tetë harqet e dekoruara me nga një gjethe akanthi të stilizuar në reliev, njëri prej të cilëve përmban mbishkrimin që flet për Kapllan Toptanin, por që sot është i palexueshëm. Është një tyrbe e hapur, pa çati dhe pa kube.
Kristjano Monka (3 years ago)
A nice thing to see. Not more provided
Taulanti's Guide (3 years ago)
Monument of culture
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