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Ideally located in Sofia center, metro Serdika, close to the old mineral baths, Banya bashi mosque is a brick building built in 1576 and named after the mineral baths. The dome has a diameter of 15 metres, and the monument is the only remaining example in Bulgaria of a domed roof on a cubic base. The Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan was chief architect to the Sultan. It is the only working mosque in Sofia. Around 700 worshippers can fit into the mosque. Source :

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