Pirinaz Mosque

Pirinaz Mosque (listed since 1967)

Pirinaz Mosque is made of the same stone as Mbretit (Fatih) Mosque. It was built about a hundred years later, in the second half of the 16th century. Its founder, a man called Piri Nazir, served as Vezir under two Ottoman Sultans. The 'Stone of Lazar', located in the garden of the mosque is where according to local legend Prince Lazar was beheaded in 1389. Before being moved to Ravanici monastery, Prince Lazar was buried in Pirinaz Mosque with the permission of Sultan Bajazid.

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