Bascarsija, Sarajevo

4.7
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. Put Bascarsija at the forefront of your travel plans using our Sarajevo trip itinerary planning app .
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  • The place is very good. You can shop and dine. There are doughnuts, meatballs, sweets in the vicinity. You can get money-casters, souvenirs, supermarkets or pharmacies.
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  • The central area for Sarajevo. It is full of restaurants, mosques, bars and history. I visited here everyday while I stayed in Sarajevo.  more »
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  • Old part of the city from with cultural heritage from the ottoman period. Here you can find shop with handmade staff, different restaurants, coffee places, souvenir shops etc. It's must see the place if you are in Sarajevo
  • Place to visit when in Sarajevo. A bit of Orient in heart of Europe. Fine local food to taste and some souvenirs to take home.
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