Gazi Husrev Bey’s Mosque is open for visitors at all times except during time of prayer. Know that Muslims are a majority of inhabitants of Sarajevo and that this Mosque has a large number of worshipers who attend prayers regularly. Also know that Muslims pray five times a day and each prayer is preceded by ezan or imam’s call for prayer. While some mosques have modernized and now use speakers to broadcast the calls for prayer, Husrev Bey’s Mosque still traditionally uses only the strength of imam’s voice to relay the ezan.
Gazi Husrev Bey's Mosque is the most important Islamic house of worship in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Constructed in 1531, it was left to the city by Gazi Husrev Bey, the Ottoman ruler of Bosnia. The mosque is only a part of Gazi Husrev Bey's substantial bequest to the city.The Gazi Husrev Bey Complex in Sarajevo is one of the main Ottoman complexes in the Balkans. Built in the first half of the sixteenth century, the complex included a mosque, madrasa, Quranic school, khanqah, soup kitchen, hospice, library, khan, bazaar, public baths and two tombs. Gazi Husrev Bey was an Ottoman governor in Bosnia and contributed greatly to the urban development of Sarajevo with his architectural patronage