The Vekil-Harrach or Hadžijska mosque was built between 1541 and 1561 by Gazi Husrev-beg's quartermaster, Vekil-Harrach after whom it was originally named. It was used by pilgrims (hadžije) in the city before their joinery Mecca from here, it was named the Pilgrim's mosque.

It is fenced by a wall, inside which there is a stone fountain, which was renewed at the beginning of the 19th century by Sarajevo judge (kadija) Mustafa Fevzi, which is what the inscription is about.

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Founded: 1541-1561
Category: Religious sites in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Sara Emran (5 years ago)
Clean
Junuz Djipalo (5 years ago)
Wery nice place to take a breath . . .
Sabahudin Vatric (5 years ago)
OK☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️
Jack Storey (7 years ago)
Great old ottoman mosque
Sadi Matar (8 years ago)
Nice old othoman mosque
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