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Sultan Ahmed's Mosque in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Repair work undertaken in 1914 by Austro-Hungarian Monarchy on Sultan-Ahmed Mosque (got first electricity in 1914.)

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Zenica

Type of WWI-heritage

  • Non-Military Site of World War One Relevance


20,50 X 14,90 m

State of repair/preservation

The object is in good condition. It is well taken care of and preserved.


Historical WWI Context

The object underwent reparation works in 1914; – Sultan-Ahmed Mosque got electricity in 1914.

State of legal protection

Sultan- Ahmed Mosque is a protected national monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Sultan-Ahmed Mosque is in the care of the Islamic Community of Zenica.

Kind of cultural use of WWI

No information available.


No information available.

Entrance Fee

No information available.

Information regarding cities, villages, other touristic attractions (non-WWI) nearby

The closest to Zenica is Vranduk Fort. Orthodox Church in Zenica and Catholic Church in Zenica also protected national monuments, Synagogue in Zenica. And there is also Bobovac (near Kakanj), Fojnica Monastery and Museum.


No information available.

Public Transport

No information available.

Further information sources

No information available.

Museums Private Collections

National Historical Library and Archive in Sarajevo,

City Museum in Zenica,

Museum in Travnik,

old churches and mosques.


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