Mosque found during home renovations
Owners to keep 18th-century decor as is27 August, 17:47
"There was a leak inside of a wall. Cleaning it up a bit I realised that there was Arabic writing on it," he said, noting the script was in gold and silver painted on blue background.
"I would never have imagined that the writing covered all four walls". Experts say the mosque was built inside a private dwelling, the first discovery of its kind in the area. The owners intend to preserve the space as is. "Out of respect for the Muslim culture, we do not serve alcoholic beverages in this room," said Cadili. (photo by Franco Lannino)