Tomb of Ali Pasha Gusia (Peja)

Status

Type of Protection: Permanent protection Date of Protection: 02-377/77

Type of Protection: Under termporarly protection Date of Protection: 2012

History

In the courtyard of the Bajrakli Mosque, the burial place of Ali Pasha Gucia is set. The burial place/tomb is of sacral monument type. The burial dates from the 1885. The tomb has a particularly important historical content, while it is related with the mortal remains of an strategist, ideologist, warrior and leader of the Gucia and Plav province's. He was a participant and a commander of the League of Prizren in 1878, and the Mayor Peja of that time. He was a very bright politician and national historical figure. Therefore the preservation of cultural heritage and historic Tomb of Ali Pasha Guci deserves special protection Bones of Ali Pasha Gucia was buried in the courtyard of Bajrakli mosque in Peja along with other graves. With the initiative of the Craftsmen's of Peja Bazaar and with the project design by the RCCH in Peja, in 2002, the restoration of the Tomb of Ali Pasha Gucia was carried. It should be emphasized that the Tomb of Ali Pasha Gucia was set under protection since 1977.

References

Unique number: 001152

Name: Tomb of Ali Pasha Gusia

Class: Monument

Institution: RCCH - Pejë

Location

Country: Kosovo

Municipality: Peja

City/Village: Peja

Locality: “Bayrakli Mosque” - Peja

Postal Code: 30000

Name of Street: “Bajrakli Xhamia” - Pejë

Functional type and dating

Type:Arkitektuale - ENG

Period: Modern

Century: 19th

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