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The ablution fountain. Gazi Husrev-begova Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 12.
Zgrada Papagajka (Parrot Building). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 13. Zgrada Papagajka (Parrot Building) located near Ćumurija bridge. Papagajka has an eclectic mix of communist era styles, and it is the last form of Yugoslav architecture.
Emperor's Mosque (Careva Džamija, Hünkâr Camii). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. 
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Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. The Cathedral Church of the Nativity of the Theotokos (Saborna Crkva Rođenja Presvete Bogorodice) is the largest Serbian Orthodox church in Sarajevo and one of the largest in the Balkans. It was erected at the request of the Orthodox parish of Sarajevo between 1863 and 1868. The church is constructed as a three-section basilica inscribed in a cross-shaped plan, and has five domes.
The ablution fountain in the courtyard of Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 17.
Clock Tower (Sahat Kula)of Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia. 2011 July 21.
General view of Sacred Heart Cathedral. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 22. It is the largest cathedral in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The building is in the Neo-Gothic style, with Romanesque Revival elements; architect Josip Vancaš modeled it after the Notre-Dame de Paris. Work began on 25 August 1884, and was completed in August 1889.
Close view of Sacred Heart Cathedral. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 22. It is the largest cathedral in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The building is in the Neo-Gothic style, with Romanesque Revival elements; architect Josip Vancaš modeled it after the Notre-Dame de Paris. Work began on 25 August 1884, and was completed in August 1889.
Sacred Heart Cathedral (Katedrala Srca Isusova). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 22. It is the largest cathedral in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The building is in the Neo-Gothic style, with Romanesque Revival elements; architect Josip Vancaš modeled it after the Notre-Dame de Paris. Work began on 25 August 1884, and was completed in August 1889.
Latin Bridge (Latinska Ćuprija) over Miljacka River. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 13. It is a historic Ottoman bridge. The northern end of the bridge was the site of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria by Gavrilo Princip in 1914, which became a casus belli of World War I.
View of Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge and Mosque of Vekil Harč (Hadžijska Džamija). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge (Šeher-Ćehajina ćuprija) is a bridge which crosses the River Miljacka in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the Ottoman rule, 13 bridges were built in Sarajevo. One of the most impressive ones is Šeher Ćehaja Bridge. It was built in 1585/1586.
Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge and Mosque of Vekil Harč (Hadžijska Džamija). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge (Šeher-Ćehajina ćuprija) is a bridge which crosses the River Miljacka in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the Ottoman rule, 13 bridges were built in Sarajevo. One of the most impressive ones is Šeher Ćehaja Bridge. It was built in 1585/1586.
Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge (Šeher-Ćehajina ćuprija) is a bridge which crosses the River Miljacka in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the Ottoman rule, 13 bridges were built in Sarajevo. One of the most impressive ones is Šeher Ćehaja Bridge. It was built in 1585/1586.
General view of Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge on Drina River. Višegrad, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 20. The Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge, also known as Višegrad Bridge, Sokollu Mehmet Paşa Köprüsü, Drina Bridge, was secondly a major structure in terms of planning and control of the inner Balkans by the Ottoman Empire from Istanbul. It thus forms a highlight of the route linking the plains of the Danube to Sarajevo and the Adriatic coast, particularly to the free port of Ragusa (Dubrovnik).
View of Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge on Drina River. Višegrad, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 20. The Drina Bridge of Višegrad across the Drina River in the east of Bosnia and Herzegovina was built at the end of the 16th century by the court architect Mimar Koca Sinan on the orders of Grand Vizier Mehmed Paša Sokolovic. The unique elegance of proportion and monumental nobility of the whole site bear witness to the greatness of this style of architecture.
Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge on Drina River. Višegrad, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 20. Drina Bridge is a historic bridge in Višegrad, over the Drina River in eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina. It represents a major stage in the history of civil engineering and bridge architecture, erected by one of the most celebrated builders of the Ottoman Empire. The 179.5 meter long bridge is a representative masterpiece of Mimar Sinan, one of the greatest architects and engineers of the classical Ottoman period...
Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge. Višegrad, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 20. Višegrad Bridge is a historic bridge in Višegrad, over the Drina River in eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina. The great court architect and engineer Koca Mimar Sinan, who was the head of the team of architects of the Empire, 
was called on to design and construct the bridge. It numbers 11 masonry arches, with spans of 11 to 15 metres, and an access ramp at right angles with four arches on the left bank of the river.
Inscription kiosk. Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge. Višegrad, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 20. Mehmed Paša Sokolovic Bridge is a historic bridge in Višegrad, over the Drina River in eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina. 
Construction of the bridge took place between 1571 and 1577.
Inscription kiosk of Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge. Višegrad, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 20. Sokollu Mehmet Paşa Köprüsü is a historic bridge in Višegrad, over the Drina River in eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was completed in 1577 by the Ottoman court architect Mimar Sinan on the order of the Grand Vizier Mehmed Paša Sokolovic.
Mostar Bridge (Stari Most, Old Bridge). Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 11.
Double decker bridge on Drina River. Gorazde, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 20.
Double decker dridge on Drina River in Gorazde, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 20.
Double decker bridge from the time of the Bosnian war on Drina River. Goražde, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 20.
Blagay Tekkesi (Blagaj Tekija, Blagaj Sufi Lodge). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 11. The Blagaj Tekija stands by the source of the Buna river. The ensemble of the Blagaj Tekke was presumably built very soon after Ottoman rule was established in Herzegovina around 1520 at the latest.
Detail from Blagaj Tekija (Blagay Tekkesi, Blagaj Sufi Lodge). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 11.
View of Blagaj Sufi Lodge (Blagaj Tekija, Blagay Tekkesi). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 11. The Blagaj Tekija stands by the source of the Buna river and was built around 1520, with elements of Ottoman architecture.
View of Blagaj Sufi Lodge (Blagaj Tekija, Blagay Tekkesi). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 11. The Blagaj Tekija stands by the source of the Buna river. It was built around 1520, with elements of Ottoman architecture.
Blagaj Sufi Lodge (Blagaj Tekija) and Vrelo Bune (Buna Spring). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 11. The ensemble of the Blagay Tekkesi was presumably built very soon after Ottoman rule was established in Herzegovina around 1520 at the latest. Vrelo Bune is a strong karstic spring, emerging from hugh karstic cavern beneath a high vertical cliff. This region is specific for the diversity of its above-ground and underground hydrography. The source of the Buna river is the finest example of an underground...
Source of the Buna river (Vrelo Bune) and the Blagaj Sufi Lodge (Blagaj Tekija, Blagay Tekkesi). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 11. The Blagaj Tekija stands by the source of the Buna river and was built around 1520, with elements of Ottoman architecture. Vrelo Bune, the source of the Buna river is a strong karstic spring. The river flows west for approximately 9 kilometres and joins the Neretva near the village Buna.
Blagaj Sufi Lodge (Blagay Tekkesi, Blagaj Tekija). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 11. The ensemble of the Blagaj Tekke was presumably built very soon after Ottoman rule was established in Herzegovina, around 1520 at the latest.
View of Blagaj Sufi Lodge (Blagay Tekkesi) and Vrelo Bune (Buna Spring). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 11. The Blagaj Tekija (Blagaj Sufi Lodge), also known as Blagay Tekkesi, stands by the source of the Buna river (Vrelo Bune). It was built around 1520, with elements of Ottoman architecture. Buna Spring (Vrelo Bune), one of the strongest spring in Europe and extremely cold water. The Buna flows west for approximately 9 km, starts at Blagaj and meandering through villages Blagaj, Kosor, Malo Polje,...
Rooftop statue. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16.
View of Old Bridge (Stari Most, Mostar Bridge) and old city of Mostar. Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 06. Mostar Bridge (Stari Most, Old Bridge) is a 16th-century Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina that crosses the river Neretva and connects two parts of the city.
General view of Stari Most (Mostar Bridge) and old city of Mostar. Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 06. Mostar Bridge (Stari Most, Old Bridge) is a 16th-century Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina that crosses the river Neretva and connects two parts of the city.
Mostar Bridge (Stari Most, Old Bridge) is a 16th-century Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina that crosses the river Neretva and connects two parts of the city.  2011 July 06.
View of Merdeka Square and Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005, September 25.
Sultan Abdul Samad Building from Merdeka Square. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005, September 25.
Malayan Railways Limited (Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad - KTM) Headquarters building. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005 September 20.
View of Petronas Twin Towers. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005 September 25.
Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005 September 25.
Petronas Twin Towers. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005 September 25.
Petronas Twin Towers at night. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005 September 25.
Night view of the Petronas Twin Towers. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005 September 25.
Mosque in the Pandai Sikek village of West Sumatra. Indonesia. 2005 September 14.
Rumah gadang, traditional house in Pandai Sikek village of West Sumatra. Indonesia. 2005 September 14.
General view of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Muscat, Oman. 2004 December 05.
Courtyard and minaret of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Muscat, Oman. 2004 December 05.
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Muscat, Oman. 2004 December 05.
View of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat, Oman. 2004 December 05.
Courtyard of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Muscat, Oman. 2004 December 05.

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