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Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, Sarajevo
(4.6/5 based on 360 reviews on the web)
An important Ottoman structure in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque represents the first mosque in the world to receive electricity in 1898. Built in 1532 by one of Turkey's prominent architects, the site still serves as one of the favorite meeting spots for local Muslims. Heavily damaged during the war in the 1990s, the mosque has been reconstructed, however with less decoration than before. See its stalactite ornaments below the 13 m (43 ft) wide dome and view the fountain in the yard that's still in use. Observe the differences in the colors of the interior as light streams through 51 windows along the carpet and highlights the Islamic art. Plan your Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque visit and explore what else you can see and do in Sarajevo using our Sarajevo trip itinerary builder.
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  • It was created in the 16TH century Ottoman architecture, it is in the old district of Bascarsija. It is one of the main architectural monuments of the city and is the most representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina Islamic building. It has undergone many restorations. It consists of Madrasah, library, cemetery, mausoleums and toiletries supply. The clock tower, called Sahat-Kula and minaret, with nearly 46 meters high, are seen from almost any point in the area. Banned us entry to the interior of the mosque. His visit is mandatory
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  • love the environment around the mosque - can be a bit busy during prayer time. the architecture with its clock tower were great. 
  • 萨拉热窝的清真寺、钟楼、铁匠铺,萦绕一代人的记忆。清真寺简朴雅致,《瓦尔特保卫萨拉热窝》中“空气在颤抖,仿佛天空在燃烧,暴风雨就要来了”。钟表匠识破假瓦尔特的圈套后,独自一人,穿过小巷,来到约会地点清真寺。击毙了假联络员,自己也中枪倒地,一大群鸽子扑拉拉的飞起,在天空中盘旋…。 
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  • One of the most recognizable landmarks of Sarajevo. Visitors shold not miss the chance to visit the interior of the mosque, regardless of their own beliefs... it is a witness of centuries long history, place of peace and calmness, take a look at the ceiling, a masterpiece!
  • Very nice exterior work and what a lovely fountain in the courtyard
  • Fantastic arhitecture and symbol of the old town
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  • Center of Baščaršija, a great Mosque that is worth seeing.