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Muzej Gazi Husrev-begove biblioteke

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Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
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Sunday
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The Museum of the Gazi Husrev Bey Library in Sarajevo is a unique place dedicated to literature and culture. In the collection of the Gazi Husrev-bey Library Museum, there are more than 1,200 exhibits, which are divided into five thematic units: Islamic art / calligraphy, education, religious life, ethnology, library at war. The setup consists of the following units: 1. Islamic calligraphy - which consists of the calligraphic works of top BiH artists.

calligrapher; 2. Time measurement - the museum collection is dedicated to the muvekkits and their work task of measuring the lunar time, which was of great importance for daily life and for the regular performance of religious duties of Muslims; 3. Ulema - in this unit exhibits are exhibited in manuscript or in printed form where learned people (ulema) appear as authors, copyists or commentators of works; 4. Museum collection dedicated to the mosque and tekija; 5.

Museum collection dedicated to the Hajj with objects brought by the pilgrims from Mecca and Medina 6. Museum collection dedicated to everyday life. The ticket price is affordable, and students and pensioners have a special discount. Payment can be made in cash.

The atmosphere in the museum is pleasant and calm, and visitors have an expert guide who will guide them through the exhibition. The museum consists of several rooms, and in each of them visitors can enjoy interesting and rare books. All in all, the Gazi Husrev Bey Library Museum in Sarajevo is an unmissable destination for all lovers of literature and culture. The service is exceptional, the price is affordable, the atmosphere is pleasant, and the content is rich and interesting. We recommend that you visit this museum and enjoy the rare and valuable books kept in it.