Ottomans

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Mecidiye (Meriç) Bridge. Edirne, Turkey. 2005.
View of old city of Mostar from Stari Most. Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2015 May 07.
Stari Most (Mostar Bridge). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2015 May 07. 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.
View of Blagaj Sufi Lodge (Blagay Tekkesi, Blagaj Tekija). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2015 May 07. The Blagaj Tekija stands by the source of the Buna river. It was built around 1520, with elements of Ottoman architecture.
Blagaj Sufi Lodge (Blagay Tekkesi, Blagaj Tekija). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2015 May 07. The ensemble of the Blagaj Tekke was presumably built very soon after Ottoman rule was established in Herzegovina, around 1520 at the latest.
Blagaj Sufi Lodge (Blagaj Tekija, Blagay Tekkesi) and Vrelo Bune (Buna Spring). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2015 May 07. 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...
View of Blagaj Sufi Lodge (Blagaj Tekija, Blagay Tekkesi). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2015 May 07. The Blagaj Tekija stands by the source of the Buna river and was built around 1520, with elements of Ottoman architecture.
Ottoman stone bridge over the Neretva River. Konjic, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2015 May 07. Konjic is located in northern Herzegovina, around 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Sarajevo. The stone bridge in Konjic was built in 1682-83. The bridge was a masterpiece of seventeenth-century Ottoman architecture and one of the finest monuments of it’s kind in Bosnia and Herzegovina. On 3rd March 1945, the stone bridge was destroyed by the German troops. The reconstuction of the bridge began in 2004., financed...
Old stone bridge built in 1682 by the Ottoman Turks. Konjic, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2015 May 07. Konjic is located in northern Herzegovina, around 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Sarajevo. The stone bridge in Konjic was built in 1682-83. The bridge was a masterpiece of seventeenth-century Ottoman architecture and one of the finest monuments of it’s kind in Bosnia and Herzegovina. On 3rd March 1945, the stone bridge was destroyed by the German troops. The reconstuction of the bridge began in 2004.,...
Old Stone Bridge at Konjic, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2015 May 07. Konjic is located in northern Herzegovina, around 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Sarajevo. The stone bridge in Konjic was built in 1682-83. The bridge was a masterpiece of seventeenth-century Ottoman architecture and one of the finest monuments of it’s kind in Bosnia and Herzegovina. On 3rd March 1945, the stone bridge was destroyed by the German troops. The reconstuction of the bridge began in 2004., financed by the Turkish government...
The old Ottoman bridge over the Neretva River. Konjic, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2015 May 07. Konjic is located in northern Herzegovina; around 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Sarajevo. The stone bridge in Konjic was built in 1682-83. The bridge was a masterpiece of seventeenth-century Ottoman architecture and one of the finest monuments of it’s kind in Bosnia and Herzegovina. On 3rd March 1945; the stone bridge was destroyed by the German troops. The reconstuction of the bridge began in 2004.; financed...
Main entrance to Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2015 May 07.
Tombs of Gazi Husrev Bey and Gazi Murat Bey in the western part of courtyard of Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque. The larger tomb belongs to Gazi Husrev Bey and the smaller one to Gazi Murat Bey. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2015 May 07.
Emperor's Mosque (Careva Džamija, Hünkâr Camii). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. Careva Džamija (Hünkâr Camii) is an important landmark in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, being the first mosque to be built in 1457 after the Ottoman conquest of Bosnia. It is the largest single-subdome mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina, built in the classical Ottoman style of the era. It was built by one Isaković-Hranušić who dedicated it to the Sultan, Mehmed the Conqueror, the conqueror of...
Star and crescent carved on a mosque's ablution fountain. Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 06. The star and crescent symbol only became associated with Islam in the mid-20th century, following its use in the national flags of various successor states of the Ottoman Empire.
Ottoman Cemetery. Veliki Park, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16.
Minaret of Emperor's Mosque (Careva Džamija, Hünkâr Camii). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. Careva Džamija (Hünkâr Camii) is an important landmark in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, being the first mosque to be built in 1457 after the Ottoman conquest of Bosnia. It is the largest single-subdome mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina, built in the classical Ottoman style of the era. It was built by one Isaković-Hranušić who dedicated it to the Sultan, Mehmed the Conqueror, the conqueror...
Emperor's Mosque (Careva Džamija, Hünkâr Camii). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. 
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The ablution fountain in the courtyard of Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 17.
Baščaršija. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 18. Baščaršija is Sarajevo's old bazaar and the historical and cultural center of the city. Baščaršija was built in the 15th century when Isa-Beg Isaković founded the town. The word Baščaršija derives from the Turkish language. The word "baš" which is "baş" in Turkish literally means "head", in some contexts however also "primary", "main", "capital" and "čaršija" which is ...
Clock Tower (Sahat Kula)of Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia. 2011 July 21.
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.
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,...
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.
Sahat Kula (Clock Tower) and Minaret of Gazi Husrev Bey (Gazi Husrev Begova) Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia. 2011 July 04.
Clock Tower (Sahat Kula) of Gazi Husrev Bey (Gazi Husrev Begova) Mosque in Bascarsija.Sarajevo, Bosnia. 2011 July 04.