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Gazi Husrev-beg's mosque was built in first half of sixteenth century by Gazi Husrev-beg, Bosnian Governor (sandzakbeg) and grandson of Sultan Bajezit II. It is one of the most monumental mosques built in the Ottoman period and is the center of...more
The mosque like all mosques is a large open space but worth a visit for the internal ceilings. Externally there is a font and small graveyard plus the tower with the lunar clock used to call people to pray.
This 16th Century Ottoman Mosque is in the very heart of Sarajevo Old Town, the old trading post, close to the famous fountain and square. It has a large courtyard which is easily accessible at all times, but we failed to get inside as the...More
The mosque is a must see.
Gazi Husrev-Beg is the one who was the founder of most of things in Sarajevo and is considered as hero (Gazi).
His body is in the mausoleum next to the mosque.
The mosque itself is very beautiful from inside.
We visited when it was not prayer time, but offering some extra prayers at a Mosque is always good-I refreshed my ablution in the fountain made for that purpose and said a few prayers in the calm of the courtyard.
The Ottoman style is on...More
A very nice 16th-century mosque and grounds located in Sarajevo’s Old Town very near the Meeting of Cultures landmark. Also very near Sarajevo’s Jewish Museum, Catholic Cathedral and Serbian Orthodox Cathedral. A common stop for walking tours.
In the old town of Sarajevo, we entered this historical mosque, built by Gazi Husrefa Beg. Because it’s not praying time, the mosque was closed but we had a chance to walk around, pray on the outer yard, drink from the fountain and see the...More
This is the very first time we have visited a mosque in Europe and the mosque is nice, located in the old town and visitors here will not miss it as you will see it's tall building structure even from afar.
It was around 5.45pm...More