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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  • Sarajevo's old town is very atmospheric and there are the most attractions within it. Also, you probably do not need to write that this is a mandatory point.
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  • Sarajevo is an amazing city with a remarkable history and very hospitable people. In the heart of the city you can experience what the old town itself looked like in the 15th century. I highly recomme...  more »
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  • Spirit of the Old Town in Sarajevo, a market street filled with little shops of mostly handmade souvenirs and great food. Streets are filled with people making it a huge touristic attraction. A lot of things to be seen so be ready to watch close in order to see the most amazing details of the shops, streets and architecture.
  • One of my favourite places in Sarajevo. Definitely worth a look and a walk around. Nice stores to buy souvenirs.
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