Tekija na Buni

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Tekke in Blagaj and the river Buna

Tekke in Blagaj is a jewel of Ottoman architecture in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This 16th century dervish order monastery epitomizes the harmonious existence of man and nature. The Blagaj Tekija was built around 1520, with elements of Ottoman architecture and Mediterranean style and is considered a national monument. This stunning structure was built at the mouth of the largest source in Herzegovina which gushes from a cave at the base of a 200 meter cliff. This region characterizes the diversity of its above-ground and underground waters. The source of the Buna is one of the largest and most beautiful in Europe. The region is also known for the diversity of its flora and a number of endemic species. At lower altitudes there are many evergreen plant and deciduous thicket species, while at higher altitudes in the hills there is sparse forest.

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Comments (567)

neil.gilmour on March 16

Stunning! YSL. Best wishes from Philadelphia. Neil

Hansi_2010 on March 17

Preciosa foto, bonito lugar y excelentes reflejos. L + Fav. Saludos, Juanjo

Gonzalo Martínez on March 18

Wonderful place! excellent shot. Greetings!

Silvy51 on March 20

suggestiva!

lk 521

ciao, Silvy

Juha Mielikäinen on March 28

Impressive place, really great photo! L+FAV -- Best greetings from Spain, Juha

romulus111 9 days ago

Piękne skalne miejsce Dobrze pokazane Podoba się like & YS Greetings Romulus

David Guruli 6 days ago

Very beautiful view. Nice shot.
L+F
Best regards from Georgia, David.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on June 25, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Haris A.
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A2200
    • Taken on 2012/06/22 10:25:22
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 5.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.790
    • ISO Speed: ISO160

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