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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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  • Its a very iconic building of the city from the Ottomans. Its always alive; there are lots of people and birds around it and it never quiet. If you love to feed the birds, that is a place to be. Also ...  more »
  • Of course this is a must see in Sarajevo and do not worry, you will not miss it because it is located very centrally in the Old Town. There are many pigeons around it and people taking photos. It is e...  more »
  • The pigeons fly, take pictures of tourists. Bars bordering the square are full of locals and tourists. Let go you, listen to the muezzin, the crowd that wanders, the fountain is magnificent. Walking the small streets.
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  • It's a rich and wonderful experience one can acquire if this he visits. Love the atmosphere.
  • I like this place. A special atmosphere!! Enjoy.
  • Traditional pigeon place. It is wonderful experience to feed pigeons. Also around is lot of restaurants and coffee shops.
  • It's one of the most iconic sights in Sarajevo. Located in one of the oldest parts of the city, Baščaršija. No tourist should leave Sarajevo without wisiting Sebilj.
  • Main spot at the Old town of Sarajevo. Amazing.