Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque

Currently Closed
  • Address: Saraci 8, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia & Herzegovina
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:15 pm Details
  • Phone: +387-33532144
  • Ticket Price: 2 BAM
  • Time Required: 00:45 Mins
  • Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

This is straight up the most important mosque in the country. Its Ottoman architectural style was very daring when first built and is even now considered one of the finest in the world. Things to note include:

  • Multiple domes
  • Glass and rock ornamentation
  • The twice restored arabesque.
  • Stalactite ornamentation under the dome.
  • Polychromatic decoration and a use of natural light to create a greater sense of space.

Most of the intricacy of the interior has been lost unfortunately; during the Siege of Sarajevo, the Serbian forces deliberately damaged much of the city’s heritage.

  • Closed on Ramadan.
  • Men can keep their shoed on, but women must cover their hair with a scarf or shawl.
  • The window for visitation is very narrow.

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  • Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque Address: Saraci 8, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque Contact Number: +387-33532144
  • Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque Timing: 09:00 am - 06:15 pm
  • Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque Price: 2 BAM
  • Best time to visit Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque(preferred time): 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque: 00:45 Mins
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  • 58.4% of people who visit Sarajevo include Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque in their plan

  • 89.19% of people start their Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque visit around 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

54.55% of people prefer walking in order to reach Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque

People normally club together Gallery 11-07-95 and Mostar Clock Tower while planning their visit to Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque.

People also prefer to start their day with Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Very pleasant, historic mosque complex. The mosque itself can be visited. The interior is bright and airy and elaborately decorated. The complex also has a small cemetery, historic ablution fountain and 2 mausoleums. The first and still free public toilet is just outside the complex. As of this writing, the entry fee is 3KM or 5KM for a combo ticket (mosque + school or library) If this review was helpful, please click Like!

  • One of the most recognizable landmarks of Sarajevo. Visitors shold not miss the chance to visit the interior of the mosque, regardless of their own beliefs... it is a witness of centuries long history, place of peace and calmness, take a look at the ceiling, a masterpiece!

  • Beautiful and modest mosque that has been built by the benefactor of Sarajevo, Gazi Hüsrev Bey. It is very moving to see what a great man can achieve, and how long such good deeds survive.

  • Beautiful mosque in the heart of the Sarajevo. Always open for praying which is really great and useful.

  • Central and historic mosque of Islamic Community of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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