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Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), Sarajevo
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At Baščaršija square amid a Middle Eastern-style market, Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain) represents a pseudo-Ottoman wooden fountain that dates from 1754. Although the original one burned in 1852, the fountain was reconstructed and the current version dates back to 1891. Visit the spot to see where travelers used to refresh themselves: a government official would be appointed to stand there and fill pots with water, which he would then give free to anyone who was thirsty. Today, the fountain is one of the favorite photographic spots in Sarajevo. Plan your Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain) visit and explore what else you can see and do in Sarajevo using our Sarajevo trip itinerary planner.
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  • It's nice to have a piece of the Ottoman Saraybosnanın icon. I really care about too much drinking water fountain southern Bosnia is very beautiful
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  • This is a great looking Ottoman fountain that is good for a photo, meet people at and to feed the many, many pigeons. Worthwhile. 
  • This place is a landmark of Sarajevo. It's famous as a meeting point and fountain. People says if you drink a water from this fountain that you'll come back in Sarajevo. I did.