Blagaj, region of the Mostar basin, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Blagaj, region of the Mostar basin, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Blagaj is a village-town in Bosnia and Herzegovina, The village is located at the spring of the Buna river and a historical “Tekke” -(a Tekke is a building made specifically for gatherings of a Sufi brotherhood) it is also known as the Dervish monastery. The Blagaj Tekke was built around 1520, with elements of old Turkish – Ottoman architecture and Mediterranean style, it is considered a national monument in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The Dervish monastery, Bosnia

The Dervish monastery, Bosnia

A house beside the water in Tekija Ottomane, Blagaj

A house beside the water in Tekija Ottomane, Blagaj

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