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Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque

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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
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Saraci 8, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being the largest historical mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina and one of the most representative Ottoman structures in the Balkans, the Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque is a must to visit. Cost is only 3BAM for visit to the mosque. I do recommend to purchase the tickets...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once constructed the Gazi Husrev- Beg Mosque became the central mosque for the city and in later years the first mosque in the world to have electricity. The courtyard has a beautiful fountain too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 23 November 2018

Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque represents the largest mosque from ottoman period built in the Balkans outside today's Turkey - only sultan's mosques built at places like Edirne were bigger. A trully magnficent example of a single-minaret mosque type, it represents a foundation stone of Sarajevo by...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IanWAllen
Reviewed 18 November 2018

"Begova" mosque, as Sarajevoans call it, impressed me even more as so different from the mosques in my home country, Iran, and yet so familiar. It is an Ottoman mosque - and yet it feels different from those in Istanbul or Bursa. Still I felt...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sahziya
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Built in the 16th century the Mosque is the largest in Bosnia Herzegovina, and is still used. I was lucky to have the Imam provide an explanation of how the Mosque functions, his role, and the history of Islam in Bosnia Herzegovina. He also ended...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

The responsible person could not give us a clear idea of the visiting hours so we ended up wasting a couple of hours.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit. When in Sarajevo, you should visit one of the many mosques, and this is a good choice. Remember to dress properly. If you don't have a scarf to cover your head before you enter, you can borrow it from the information desk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marita B
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is a functional mosque, so be respectful. it is a nice piece of architecture and one of the visits when in Old town

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nitinjohar
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Gazi Husrev-beg mosque is situated in Baščaršija Old Town of Sarajevo. Built in the 16th century, it is the largest historical mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina and one of the most representative Ottoman structures in the Balkans. Being the central Sarajevo's mosque since the days...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank MumbaiRiders
Reviewed 22 September 2018

You can enter the mosque for 1-2 euro. It is really worth it, this mosque looks beautiful inside! Recommended!

Date of experience: September 2018
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25 July 2018|
Response from MERSeino123 |
It is open from morning until 11pm. Hope you enjoy it!
29 December 2015|
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Yes you can, it closes at 11pm