Kokonozi Mosque

Xhamia e Mahmut Agë Kokonozit / Mahmut Ağa Kokonozi Camii

The Mosque of Mahmud Agha Kokonozi or New Bazaar Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia e Pazarit të Ri) is a mosque in Tirana. It is an Ottoman-era mosque built in 1750 and one of the few mosques that survived the communist dictatorship under the Hoxhaist regime.

In 1966, the Kokonozi Mosque was closed and transformed into a food storehouse, and later it was used as a tobacco store. The Kokonozi mosque was reopened in February 18, 1991.

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