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Bascarsija, Sarajevo
(4.7/5 based on 1,900+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Gift shop, coffee, a wide range of places to eat and drink, chestnut (one of them is Ferit Uncle:) and an impressive historical tissue market. Types of pastry shop named "Sheet".
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  • Beautiful area of Sarajevo City Centre, full of shops, small restaurants and tourist activities. Little enough alcohol served, interesting may be drinking a cup of tea with dessert. Attention: in Bosnia is allowed to smoke in restaurants and clubs. And they do it all.
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  • Heart of the city. All searches. Godsmangeorge-ı Osmaniye is what you see when you get here. Close the icon in front of the Fountain had to sit in the coffee shop pictures, souvenirs, get all the features belong here. A separate location for us.
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