City Art Gallery
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City Art Gallery information
Lonely Planet review
In the Old Town, or Čaršija, the Daud Paša Baths (1466), once the largest Turkish bath in the Balkans, is now the City Art Gallery. The seven rooms housing mainly modern art are lit by the sun coming through the small star-shaped holes in the domed ceiling, and you can't help but imagine how sumptuous it must have been to bathe here in another age.