Emperor's Mosque, Sarajevo

4.3
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Emperor's Mosque (Bosnian: Careva Džamija, Turkish: Hünkâr Camii) is an important landmark in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, being the first mosque to be built (1457) after the Ottoman conquest of Bosnia. It is the largest single-subdome mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina, built in the classical Ottoman style of the era.
It was built by one Isaković-Hranušić who dedicated it to the Sultan, Mehmed the Conqueror, the conqueror of Constantinople. Considered one of the most beautiful mosques of the Ottoman period in the Balkans, the mosque features a roomy interior and high quality decorative details, such as the mihrab.
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  • Olden mosque from Ottoman period. It has a fascinating garden, big fountain in the middle with few graveyard around. Many fruit trees as well.  more »
  • It is a sober build mosque. Very quit. You can have tea in the courtyard. Very quit place and neighbourhood.  more »
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  • Oldest mosque in Bosnia featuring a roomy interior with quality decorative details. Entrance is free. For non-Muslims, there is someone willing to assist or answer any questions you might have regarding Islam
  • Lovely place. Built to satisfy every emperor and for the ordinary people. Positive vibes here, you can close eyes and relax your body and mind. I enjoy this place every time.
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