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Hala Sultan Tekke

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Έξι χιλιόμετρα δυτικά της Αλυκής της Λάρνακας




It is a remarkable Muslim monument, which attracts thousands of visitors every year especially during the Muslim holiday season. Not only is it the most important place of pilgrimage for the Muslims of Cyprus, it is also the third most important place for the whole Muslim world after Mecca and Medina. Indeed, according to Muslim tradition, a righteous Muslim, in order to be ready to enter paradise, must have visited the above three places together with Jerusalem. Inside the Hala Sultan Tekke is preserved a tomb, which according to tradition belongs to Umm Haram who was one of the first believers of Mohammed and the people who helped him in his first activities.