We stopped in for a quick visit. Even if you don't have time to go in, the grounds are nice to walk around. There is an old cemetery and you can see some of the interior of the courtyard. There are a few shops and sitting areas on the property.
This Mosque is still in use today. It is right in the center of town and within walking distance of all of the sites. Although a guide is not necessary, it is a good idea for non Muslims to have one for an excellent description.
From the descriptions of the jeweled glass and hand paintings I expected something more than the small drab building charging 2E admission for about a 30 second visit. And although it was a little plain and small I had never been into a mosque and appreciated the opportunity to do so.
This beautiful old mosque was rebuilt from an original structure dating back to the 1600’s. You enter the mosque complex through a gated courtyard. In the center of the courtyard is a fountain. To the right of the fountain is a small bazaar with friendly shopkeepers selling souvenirs. Beyond the fountain, is a small graveyard. The mosque itself sits to... 更多
Koski Mehmed Pasha Mosque is on the east side of Mostar, just beyond the old city section of tourist shops and restaurants. First, be sure to see the mosque itself. Second, climb the minaret. The spiral stairway up is not for the claustrophobic ... it is one person wide, period, and only periodically has slit windows to let in light... 更多
We have barelly scratch the surface here! What we have seen it was nice! We wanted to see old bridge so badly that we have not take our time to explore a bit! Next time I will spend much more time here! This mosque is located near the Stari Most. Good location also to escape the crowds in the streets... 更多
There is a small cemetery next to the Mosque, and inside the courtyard and this has an amazing vantage point for photo taking. The 89 steps to the top may seem claustrophobic, as the staircase is very narrow meaning that only one person can go up or down in one direction at a time. But take the time and effort... 更多