Ferhadija Mosque (Sarajevo)

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ferhadija Mosque (Sarajevo)

Ferhadija Mosque (Bosnian: Ferhat-pašina džamija, Turkish: Ferhad Paşa Camii), also known as Ferhat-Pasha Mosque, Ferhad-beg Vuković Mosque, is a central building in the city of Sarajevo built by Bosnian Sanjak-bey (governor) Ferhad-beg Vuković, a descendant of the famous mediaeval Vuković-Desisalić family. This mosque has one dome above the prayer area and three small domes at the cloister and is one of the greatest achievements of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s 16th century Ottoman and Islamic architecture.