Marketplace Mosque

The Baščaršija mosque ("Marketplace mosque") was built in 1528. Originally, the Baščaršija mosque had a wooden dome that burned in a fire in 1697, after which the present mosque was built. In 1762, the mosque was repainted by Mehmed-pasha Muhsinović. The mosque also had to be rebuilt after the Second World War.

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