Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque

9.6

phone  033 532-144

Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque (Bosnian: Gazi Husrev-begova džamija / Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic: Гази Хусрев-бегова џамија, Turkish: Gazi Hüsrev bey camii) is a mosque in the city of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 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 of its construction, today it also serves as the main congregational mosque of the Islamic Community of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located in the Baščaršija neighborhood in the Stari Grad municipality and, being one of the main architectural monuments in the town, is regularly visited by tourists.