Tombul Mosque

The Mosque of Sheriff Khalil Pasha, better known as the Mosque of Tombul, whose construction began in 1740 and was completed in 1744. The mosque complex consists of a main building (prayer hall), a courtyard and a 12-room annex (madrasah boarding house). The main part of the prayer hall is a square, the central part is an octagon, passing through a circle, ending in a sphere (cube). The top of the cube is 25 meters above the ground. The minaret of the mosque is 40 meters high. The mosque in Tombul is one of the largest mosques in Bulgaria.

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