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Interesting medresa

Old Islamic school, XVIth century, a part of the medieval history of Sarajevo. Interesting museum... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Bucharest, Romania
Ghazi Husrev Beg was a hero

Here you can learn a lot about the history of Sarajevo. Ghazi's childhood and his contribution. How... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Fatima M
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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The Gazi Husrev Beg Museum represents a unique place where visitors can acquaint themselves with the character of Gazi Husrev Beg and the history of his waqf (endowment). The contemporary exhibition is thematically organized in the former rooms of...more
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Saraci 49, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

Old Islamic school, XVIth century, a part of the medieval history of Sarajevo. Interesting museum. Worth to pay a visit for understanding Bosnian civilization.

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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Here you can learn a lot about the history of Sarajevo. Ghazi's childhood and his contribution. How Muslim defined education in the region. How perfect their methods of astronomy were. Ruins from the war are still there too!

Thank Fatima M
Reviewed July 4, 2018

In his will Gazi Husrev, governor of the Sarajevo of the time, left bequests for the construction and maintenance of public buildings. Some of those buildings survive (or have been rebuilt) in the "old town". There is a short video of the Gazi's life and...More

Thank RonTSmithers_B_C_
Reviewed October 17, 2017

It was established in 1537, by then the Ottoman Empire governor of Bosnia, Gazi Husrev-beg, for the education of the people of the region. In the charter for its creation, the governor stipulated that "whatever money remains from the construction of the madrasa shall be...More

2  Thank 424tarikd
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

Entrance 3KM is maybe not worth to pay,but still it is sth you should see once when you are in Sarajevo. Museum was unfortunately closed

Thank Pavel Š
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

It's from a visit here that I learnt a bit of the history of Gazi Husrez, the governor and a great builder and contributor to the old town, and society of Sarajevo. It's impressive to see how one person can do so much for a...More

1  Thank GinKaiSilver
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

Don't miss Sarajevo's old town historic buildings such as this Ghazi Husrev Medresa. Enjoy Sarajevo.

Thank Hashem A
Reviewed May 2, 2017

This madrasah, a kind of Islamic school, is a small, graceful, 12-room educational facility. It has a beautiful portal with Arabic calligraphy and stalactite work. The central courtyard is also attractive, with simple stone columns and plenty of sunshine. The former classrooms contain modest but...More

1  Thank camsean
Reviewed November 28, 2016

This is the great mosque of Sarajevo built in 16th c.by the greatest commader of Sarajevo among many other public buildings.It was the mosque were muslims prayed before the long way for the Mecca Haj.You can take pictures but not at the people.

Thank Nikolaos R
Reviewed October 19, 2016

This school provides religious education to Muslim believers, but also organises cultural events in a very nice library space in the complex, open for all visitors and citizens. Recently we attended the promotion of the Rumi's book from Persian to Bosnian Language translated by Ahmed...More

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Response from RonTSmithers_B_C_ | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I do not have information on Madrassas in B&H.