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This clock tower is situated next to the Gazi Husrev-Beg mosque and shows the lunar time for daily prayers .According to this system the day begins at Sunset when the time is shown at 1200 hrs.When i had taken this photo the time was 1034...More
The clock tower is visible from anywhere in the old city and is right next to the Ghazi mosque. I don't think one is allowed to enter and climb to the top. It is perhaps the only lunar clock tower in the world with Arabic...More
This Clock Tower is highly visible if you are in the Old Town. There is history involved of course. It is quite possibly the only clock that runs on Lunar time, which is something especially geared towards the Muslem people to help them know when...More
View this tower from outside or from within the great Mosque grounds. Note the lunar clock with Arabic numerals on the face. This clock must be adjusted by hand, daily, to follow the intricacies of lunar time employed in the Muslim calendar.
The tower looks like many other Clock towers. But this one is set up and tuned according to the Moslem calendar that goes along the moon and therefor has to be tuned all the time. The tune is done by the same family for generations...More
This is a typical, attractive old Ottoman clock tower in the heart of old Sarajevo. Built in the 17th century, it is a local landmark and notable for showing lunar time for Islamic religious needs. The old Ottoman numerals are still on the face. Due...More