New Mosque, Bitola

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Yeni Mosque
2011 Bitola, Meczet Jeni 01.JPG
The Yeni Mosque
Basic information
Location Bitola, Macedonia
Affiliation Islam
Country Republic of Macedonia
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Islamic, Ottoman
Completed 1558
Specifications
Dome(s) 1
Minaret(s) 1

The Yeni Mosque (Macedonian: Јени џамија, Jeni džamija), situated in Bitola, Republic of Macedonia, was built in 1558 by Kadi Mahmud-efendi. It is well known for its exquisite decorative ornaments and stalactites. The glazed decorative features found on the Yeni Mosque are the only examples of their kind in the country. Today, this mosque houses an art gallery. Yeni means "new" in Turkish.

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Media related to Jeni Džamija (Bitola) at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 41°01′51″N 21°20′06″E / 41.03083°N 21.33500°E / 41.03083; 21.33500