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PHOTO: Fountain at Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Octagonal marble fountain at Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Click on title of post to view photo in large format: Octagonal marble fountain at Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. The original fountain, built in 1530, was constructed of Bosnian stone and carried spring water from a source more than four miles away from the mosque. Severe winter weather eventually cracked the stone and it was rebuilt in the 19th century of marble from the island of Bra? in Croatia. During the Bosnian War the wooden roof was so badly damaged that it could not be...

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PHOTO: Fountain at Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina

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