Banja Baši Mosque :
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Banja Baši Mosque
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The slender minaret of the Banja Baši Mosque soars proudly into the sky of the Bulgarian capital. Built in 1576 by Hadži Mimar Sinan, the architect who designed the great mosque of Edirne (Turkey), it symbolises the first stage (before the synagog and the cathedral) of what Sofia's inhabitants like to call the "crossroads of tolerance". Today, the mosque is still used as a place of worship. Behind the edifice, a vast area laid out as a small public garden was recently reopened, offering a good opportunity to take a break on one of the benches.
- Address : Knjaginja Maria Luiza BG - 1000 Sofija1000Sofija
Opening hours :
- Possible access Fri after prayer. Leave your shoes at the entrance (women must wear "decent" attire)