Emperor's Mosque, Sarajevo

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The Emperor's Mosque (Bosnian: Careva džamija, Turkish: Hünkâr Camii) is an important landmark in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, being the first mosque to be built (1457) after the Ottoman conquest of Bosnia. It is the largest single-subdome mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina, built in the classical Ottoman style of the era.
It was built by one Isaković-Hranušić who dedicated it to the Sultan, Mehmed the Conqueror, the conqueror of Constantinople. Considered one of the most beautiful mosques of the Ottoman period in the Balkans, the mosque features a roomy interior and high quality decorative details, such as the mihrab.
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  • Olden mosque from Ottoman period. It has a fascinating garden, big fountain in the middle with few graveyard around. Many fruit trees as well. 
    Olden mosque from Ottoman period. It has a fascinating garden, big fountain in the middle with few graveyard around. Many fruit trees as well.  more »
  • It is a sober build mosque. Very quit. You can have tea in the courtyard. Very quit place and neighbourhood. 
    It is a sober build mosque. Very quit. You can have tea in the courtyard. Very quit place and neighbourhood.  more »
  • This is an Ottoman period beautiful mosque. This is renovated and rebuilt many a times looks new.A good place to take photos. 
    This is an Ottoman period beautiful mosque. This is renovated and rebuilt many a times looks new.A good place to take photos.  more »
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  • Mashallah, beautifull place 😌
  • Absolutely unique!✨👌😍
  • The most beautiful one in Sarajevo.
  • My favourite Mosque ❤
  • being the first mosque to be built (1457) after the Ottoman conquest of Bosnia. It is the largest single-subdome mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina, built in the classical Ottoman style of the era. It was built by one Isaković-Hranušić who dedicated it to the Sultan, Mehmed the Conqueror, the conqueror of Constantinople. Considered one of the most beautiful mosques of the Ottoman period in the Balkans, the mosque features a roomy interior and high quality decorative details, such as the mihrab. The original mosque was built in the mid-fifteenth century. Damaged and totally destroyed at the end of that century, it was rebuilt in 1565 and dedicated this time to Suleyman the Magnificent.

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