Kapi towers Širokac and Ploča
After the army of Eugene of Savoy invaded, in 1697, when Sarajevo was burned in immemorial fire, there was need to expand the existing city fortifications in order to ensure the city from enemy attacks.

In the 1727, Gazi Ahmed Pasha Rustempašić Skopljak was placed as the Bosnian governor, who started these works, deciding that wall should bound 450 houses and wihtin the walls to remain enough space for another 450 houses.