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Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque

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Address: on the Neretva River, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Come after dark for gorgeous views

Come after dark and you can access the viewing area for free. Gorgeous views of the river and Stari Most await. Being your tripod and you'll be rewarded with fantastic photographs!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is the main city's Mosque and perhaps even the largest, located a few hundred meters after crossing the Old Bridge, and after the pedestrian area of the historic bazaar, about 10 minutes walk from the bridge. Place of worship but also prominent attraction of Mostar. Maybe you can avoid entering and admire it from the outside, a small fee... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Come after dark and you can access the viewing area for free. Gorgeous views of the river and Stari Most await. Being your tripod and you'll be rewarded with fantastic photographs!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

The mosque itself is quite nice. Only a very small one, but nice detailing on the walls and lovely multicoloured rugs. It costs quite a bit to get in to (€4) but it is 100% worth it for the view you get from the top of the minaret. The best view of the bridge in the city. Definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The mosque is not big and you have to pay to visit it. Time pray has to be observed because you can not visit when men are praying. It is very easy to find it.

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Dungannon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The view from the minaret is fantastic, although the walkway around the top requires a good head for heights. The attendant was very happy to walk round the mosque with me and explain the the features of the mosque - what was typical and what was unique to this mosque. This was early in the day, just as he opened,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is the busiest Mosque in Mostar and the one most tourists visit. It has a wonderfully colourful interior. There are stained glass windows, carpets and a beautiful tiled niche facing mecca. The mosque is perched on the east bank of the Neretva River. The garden surrounding the mosque has a fountain and perfect views across to the bridge. Entry... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Mehmed Pasha Mosque is the main mosque tourists visit on trips to Mostar. It has the most colourful interior but can get crowded with tour groups. It is worth paying the €4 to see the stined glass, beautiful carpets and the wonderful tiled niche which faces Mecca. Built in 1619 it is not the oldest mosque in town but is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Climbing the minaret of the mosque will afford you probably the best view in town of the Old Bridge/Stari Most as you can get a fantastic overview of not only the old town but also the surrounding streets and hillsides. Entrance for the mosque & minaret is €4. I've not visited a lot of other mosques so I don't really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The view of the Stari Most from the top of the minaret is definitely worth the climb. Not for vertigo sufferers though!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

It's quite a steep entrance for this sort of thing (€4) and there's not that much going on, but the view is certainly worth it. It claims the best view of the bridge in Mostar and this is certainly true by quite a long way, but you also get stunning views of the rest of the city and surrounding mountainsides.... More 

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