The architectural ensemble of the Blagaj Tekke (a Sufi lodge) stands by the source of the Buna river, not far from the centre of Blagaj. The musafirhana (guest house) and türbe (mausoleum) are tucked into the natural surroundings, constituting a single entity with the cliffs, source of the Buna river and mills. The musafirhana of the Blagaj tekke and the türbe have been preserved to this day. The musafirhana was built before 1664, and rebuilt in 1851 - its original appearance is not known. The building was subsequently repaired on several occasions. The ensemble of the Blagaj Tekke was presumably built very soon after Ottoman rule was established in Herzegovina, around 1520 at the latest.


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Founded: 16th century
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Bosnia and Herzegovina


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H B (2 months ago)
Wonderful little area to visit while in Bosnia. It's a short walk, you can either pay a small fee and visit the inside of the monastery or you can walk up a short path on the opposite side and see a beautiful view, very shaded area. I didn't visit the cafes, but there are lovely places to enjoy a meal or refreshments while admiring the beautiful view. We were able to park nearby for about 2 marks. There are vendors on the walk towards the monastery. It's a nice stop if you're in the area.
Alexa's Workspaces (2 months ago)
This is a perfect stop for lunch a few miles away from Mostar. Parking is a bit of trouble or you have to be ready for a walk. Once on the site you can take a boat tour or just walk the surroundings and take in the beauty if the place. Have lunch in one of the spots next to the river.
R Guveli (2 months ago)
A must see if you are in Mostar area. Beautiful setting of river and Rocky Mountain, Dervish House is nested in a secluded corner. It’s surrounded by nice restaurants by the river.
绚 喻Xuanyi (2 months ago)
We were lucky to get a parking nearest to the allowed walking area to reach the monastery. We decided not to enter as there was a large crowd waiting for admission. Blagaj is, in my opinion too touristic to my liking. the eateries along the river were full of people. The place is quite picturesque though. We ended up taking photos of the Dervish House from the outside, from other side of the river.
Nabil Ramlee (4 months ago)
Amazing place! I recommend you visit the caves and learn about it! The guy who took us under the cave shared amazing facts about this beautiful mountain and water. The water is so fresh and so cold! 8 degrees all year around!
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