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Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa

Saraci 49, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
+387 233170
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Good foundation for other historic sightseeing

In his will Gazi Husrev, governor of the Sarajevo of the time, left bequests for the construction... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RonTSmithers_B_C_
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Smithers, B.C.
One of world oldest high school educations

It was established in 1537, by then the Ottoman Empire governor of Bosnia, Gazi Husrev-beg, for the... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
424tarikd
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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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 the students of the Madrasah...
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  • Average11%
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Saraci 49, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 17 October 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

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Reviewed 21 September 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

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Reviewed 12 May 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
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 2 May 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

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Reviewed 28 November 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
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Reviewed 19 October 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

Thank Niho49
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

I visited the Medresa which is attached to the Museum and just opposite to the Mosque. You can read a lot about this school and the people who graduated form along the years. The Medresa is also helping students in need and offer free food...More

Thank H M
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa is probably the most important medresa (a medresa is the school in the Muslim countries) in Sarajevo. It is located in the Bascarsija (old town), near the Mosque. It was built in the 16th century by ottomans. Really, it is so...More

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