Atik Bahram Bey or Alaca Mosque, the oldest mosque in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, is being renovated with the support of TR General Directorate of Institutions.
The work, which falls into the category of National Monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina, will restore the dome it was in in 1888.
The restoration will be carried out within the framework of the protocol signed between the Islamic Federation Foundation Directorate of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the General Directorate of Foundations of the Republic of Turkey, which provides the financial resources for the reconstruction.
Alaka Mosque was first mentioned in 1548, but it is estimated that the structure was built 15 years before this date. The founder of Alaca Mosque is not known, but Bahram Bey is known to have established his own foundation in the early 17th century.
In September 1871, the mosque, madrasa and madrasa burned down in the great fire that surrounded Tuzla. A new mosque in the neo-Moorish style was built on the same spot in 1888.
In February 2010, the National Committee for the Protection of Monuments declared the building complex, of which the Alaka Mosque is a part, a National Monument.
Alaka Mosque, the oldest mosque in Tuzla, restored its dome in 1888 by rebuilding it.
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