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Reviewed 26 September 2018

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

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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

One of the main landmarks in Sarajevo old town. Recommend a quick visit and photo. Easier to find thanks to its height.

Thank packcal
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Beautiful clock that tells lunar time- possibly the only one in the world. It is one of the tallest in the world and can be seen from much of the old city/city center.

Thank drsheri
Reviewed 1 August 2018

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

Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

As we exited the Ghazi Husrev Beg mosque, the whole surrounding area has things that his fund built for Sarajevo. The clock tower is one of them. I had no idea it would be in Arabic!

Thank Fatima M
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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

Thank dejemahan
Reviewed 4 July 2018

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.

Thank RonTSmithers_B_C_
Reviewed 24 June 2018

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

Thank nadi O o
Reviewed 19 June 2018

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

Thank jenedc2016
Reviewed 24 April 2018

The clock tower tell tha time of sunrise and sunset. So the people of Muslim will know when to eat and not.

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