Koskin Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, Mostar

Koskin Mehmed Pasha's Mosque - A Quick Overview


Address: Mala Tepa 16, Mostar 80807, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Ticket Price: 4 BAM

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 08:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

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About Koskin Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, Mostar

It is a beautiful old Mosque built by Koskin Mehmed Pasha in the early 17th century from whom it has received its name. The mosque known for its simplistic style architecture is very close to Neretva river and offers an enthralling view of its surroundings. Travelers can climb the minarets or enjoy themselves walking around the courtyard outside the mosque which accommodates a nice fountain and few small tea stalls buzzing with tourists. The garden area of the mosque is a nice peaceful corner where travelers can sit for a while and relish the scenic view of the bridge.

Koskin Mehmed Pasha's Mosque Information

  • Heads must be covered.
  • Shoes should be taken off before entering the place.
  • Sundays see the most crowd. Weekdays are better for visits.

Koskin Mehmed Pasha's Mosque Ticket Prices

  • Charges for climbing the Minaret is 10 BAM which has to be paid seperately.

Koskin Mehmed Pasha's Mosque Opening and Closing Hours

  • Should not be visited during prayer timings.

How To reach Koskin Mehmed Pasha's Mosque by Public Transport

  • By Cab or Taxi
  • By rented Car.

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Koskin Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, Mostar Reviews

  • Its historical place with excellent view to river and Old bridge with towers. Worth to visit and enjoy.

  • Climb the minaret if you are able to walk stairs. It's 12KM (€6) and absolutely worth it! The highlight is the view of the Stari Most, but the views of the rest of Mostar are fantastic.

  • The view from the top is absolutely gorgeous !

  • Koski Mehmed Pasha Mosque (Koski Mehmed-pašina džamija)- As you approach the #OldBridge, you will notice a mosque at an unusual spot right at the edge of river Neretva. Like most of the mosques in Bosnia, this too is an ancient structure built with typical Ottoman architecture. This mosque was built at the beginning of the 17th century by Koski Mehmed-Pasha and hence named after him. A spectacular panoramic view of the city can be enjoyed from the minaret of the mosque, at only five metres from the Neretva River. Right outside the mosque is a small step besides the stoned wall which is an ideal spot to click pictures of the Old Bridge while the same bridge gives a breath taking view of this historical mosque and the river Neretva. Pictures cannot do justice, you have to be there to feel the grandeur of these two wonderful structures.

  • A lovely Ottoman-era mosque that has been converted to a museum. It is a little tatty inside, however very beautiful in its simple elegance. The view from the minaret across the Old Town is very beautiful and worth the climb up the stairs.

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