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Bascarsija, Sarajevo

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Situated in one of the oldest areas in the city, Bascarsija represents an oriental bazzar where craftspeople sell their wares. Pick your way through vendor booths filled with colorful porcelain pots, brass coffee grinders, and decorative cloths. Cultures come together here: you can expect to see people in modern European garb alongside those outfitted in traditional Muslim attire. Underfoot, the old cobblestone adds interest. Buy crafts and merchandise fashioned by the hands of local artisans, and see products that unite the East and the West in a blend of colors, tastes, and smells. The ornamental fountain in the center of the square is worth a look, but be advised that thousands of pigeons gather here too. Our Sarajevo vacation route planner makes visiting Bascarsija and other Sarajevo attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The old town of Sarajevo with the narrow streets and countless small shops is unique and should be mandatory when visiting this city.
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  • Probably the best place in Sarajevo to see. You can take many pictures and see many things at that little space. 
  • I didn't know such a place to meet. I found all these stories exaggerated, however, even missing the sight of Bascarsija. In a very small space, although it branches into the Market such as unless you experience surprises. A place where people come to take pictures with more than one date field. Don't be afraid to get lost in the Bazaar and interesting dive anywhere you see a perfect week:)
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