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Džamija cara, Pristina

#2 of 8 in Historic Sites in Pristina
Architectural Building · Religious Site
The biggest mosque in Pristina, Džamija cara, is distinguished by its 15 m (98 ft) dome and lavish arabesques on interior walls and ceilings. Built between 1460 and 1461 by orders of Sultan Mehmet the Second, the mosque was the most prominent one in the region at its time, with the largest dome at the top. Its minaret stands above the surrounding buildings. The gardens provide a calm retreat to the locals and tourists alike. Inside the mosque, see well-preserved colorful floral ornaments and a mix of minimalistic and Islamic decorative elements. To visit Džamija cara on your trip to Pristina, use our Pristina holiday planner.
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  • Great place to visit. It showes a lot about the culture and history of Kosovo. It is also located close to the city center and close to other old mosques too.  more »
  • Beautiful mosque from the Ottoman era at the heart of the city. Beautiful internal decorations and external vaults. The architecture, rug, and the chandelier are all lovely.  more »
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