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Muslim Traditional Houses in Mostar

Muslim Traditional Houses in Mostar

There are few Muslim traditional houses built in Ottoman-style architecture in Mostar, which date back to the 17th, 18th and 19th century – Bišćević House, Kajtaz House and Muslibegović House. 

Bišćević House is the oldest traditional house in Mostar, but it is well-preserved in original Ottoman style. Built in 1635, it is located on the east bank of the Neretva River in Bišćević Street. It is interesting that it is still owned by Bišćević family. For only 4 BAM, which is the entrance fee, you can see original Muslim gathering room called divanhan and the rest of this interesting house. 

Address: Bišćevićeva b. b., Mostar

Phone: +387 36 550 677

Hours:  everyday 8am - 7pm

Price: 4 BAM

 

Kajtaz House belongs to the city's residential architecture of Ottoman era and it is one of the most beautiful housing complexes with separated parts for men and women. Numerous books written in Arabic were found in this house. If you visit Kajtaz House, you can, at least for the short time of guided tour, experience the lifestyle people had more than 150 years ago.

Address: Gaše Ilića 21, Mostar

Phone: +387 36 550 913

Hours:  everyday 9am - 4pm

Price: 2 BAM

 

Muslibegović House is one of the most attractive tourist sites and national monuments, located near the Old Bridge. It originates back from the 17th century and it is one of the best examples of Ottoman architecture. The main difference between Muslibegović House and other Muslim traditional houses in Mostar is the fact that you can spend the night in and experience the lifestyle of the aristocratic family Muslibegović. The house contains antiques from the Ottoman period, such as old books, Bosnian headscarves, belts, napkins, bags, bed covers, socks, medallions, sofas, lamps, Anatolian rugs and tapestries.

Address: Osmana Đikića 41, Mostar

Phone: +387 36 551 379

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Web: www.muslibegovichouse.com

Hours:  everyday 9am - 4pm

Price: 4 BAM

 

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