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The Altun-Alem Mosque is one of the most famous of the Ottoman sacred edifices and is situated in the enclosed area that also includes a religious school. It was built by a famous master builder Abdul Gani in the first half of 16th century. It has a dome and a spacious porch covered with cupolas, which was not a characteristic for these parts. The interior consists of an nicely shaped niche (mihrab) and a wooden gallery (mahvil).The Altun-Alem Mosque is the most beautiful mosque in Novi Pazar and Sandzak region.

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