Fehtija Mosque is a mosque and former Catholic church located in the town of Bihać, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Built in 1266, it is the oldest gothic building in the country. It was originally built as a Catholic church dedicated to Saint Anthony of Padua, and was subsequently transformed into a mosque following the 1592 conquest of Bihać from Habsburg Croatia by the Ottomans. The building was originally accompanied by a monastery, which was also mentioned in a 13th-century charter of the Croatian nobility.



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Founded: 1266
Category: Religious sites in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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A Google User (9 months ago)
Amazing and warm
Imtiaz Khan (9 months ago)
I like to see this town
Nahyan Alhameli (13 months ago)
Nice little town to walk around
Hagop Kevorkian (15 months ago)
A historic building started as a catholic church, then purchased and converted to serve as a mosque, with about 600 years of history. There is also a place for women to pray, and a place for lessons to be held. The carpets indicate the direction of prayer, although the imam stands in the east. The language of the friday sermon is in Bosnian.
Drone Experiencer1480 (15 months ago)
One of if not the most Interesting Mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina! It is the only Gothic style Mosque in Europe located in Downtown Bihac and is the oldest in Town. It was built after the Turkish took over the City and demolished the church on the location of todays Fethija Mosque with the word "Fethija" meaning Victory or Captured in Turkish. Absolutly recommend visiting!!
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