Husein Pasha Mosque

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Located in the city centre, the Hussein-Pasha Mosque is one of the recognizable symbols and one of the most important monuments of history and tradition of the town of Pljevlja. Husein Pasha's mosque is amongst the most important Islamic facilities in the Balkans.

The endowment of Husein-pasha Boljanić, a man originating from this region, the mosque was built in 1569. Since 1961 it has been under the protection of the Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments of Montenegro as a cultural good of the first order and it is included in the cultural offer of Montenegro. The minaret of the Hussein-Pasha mosque, which is 42 meters high, is one of the highest in the Balkans. The manuscript of Qur'an from 1579, which was a gift for Hussein-pasha is being kept in the mosque; a carpet made in Egypt in 1573, is also being kept here. A particularly valuable Islamic relic kept in this mosque is the hair of the Prophet Muhammad's beard.

This mosque is a unique piece of architecture that attracts visitors of all religions from all around the world.


Vuka Kneževića, Pljevlja, 84210

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